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DHS S&T Awards $4.8 Million to Center for Innovative Technology to Enhance Smart Cities

DHS S&T announced today a $4.8 million contract award to the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) of Herndon, Virginia, to apply cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to first responders and the commercial marketplace.

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Cleaning Up Subways: Sandia’s 20-Year Mission to Stop Anthrax in Its Tracks

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Sandia National Laboratories engineer Mark Tucker has spent much of the past 20 years thinking about incidents involving chemical or biological warfare agents, and the best ways to clean them up. Tucker’s current project focuses on cleaning up a subway system after the release of a biological warfare agent such as anthrax.

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S&T and the Pentagon are Changing K-9 Bomb Detection

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DHS S&T partnered with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency to assist in developing a training initiative to add person-borne improvised explosive device detection capabilities to their canine teams.

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AJPH Supplement Study Shows Considerable Progress in Public Health Emergency Preparedness Since September 11, 2001

In this month's release, find new embargoed research from a special AJPH supplement on public health emergency preparedness.

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CWRU’s Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand Countermeasures against Chemical Threats, Including Mustard Gas

Kurt Lu, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has received a five year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand countermeasures against chemical threats, including mustard gas and mustard-related compounds. The molecular action of mustard on DNA leads to strand breaks and eventual cell death. The goal of the grant is to augment the body’s immune system after exposure, reducing skin swelling and pain as well as enhancing tissue repair.

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Archive of Modern American Warfare Hosts Second Annual Symposium

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Titled “Insurgency and Counter-insurgency in the Modern Era of Warfare,” the symposium will feature presentations on many facets of insurgency and counter-insurgency theory and practice.

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DHS S&T to Participate in NATO Exercise

DHS S&T will be participating in the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre’s (EADRCC) 17th Consequence Management Field Exercise in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 24-29, 2017.

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Back to the Future -- One Airport Will Let You Get Past Security Without a Plane Ticket

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Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first U.S. airport to allow non-fliers regular access into it gate-side terminal areas since security measures changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating at Wichita State University, says he's glad someone is testing the concept, but isn't convinced how practical it will be for other airports.

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DNA Detectives Crack the Case on Biothreat Look-Alikes

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Biological “detectives” are tracking down biothreats such as the bacteria that causes tularemia (“rabbit fever”), but they constantly face the challenge of avoiding false positives.

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Experts Comment on Afghanistan in Advance of President's Address

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