HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Thursday, June 7, 2018
DHS Accelerates Data Solutions to Uncover Emerging Biothreats
Homeland Security Today

Biothreats — harmful pathogens that are either naturally or deliberately released — pose a risk to national security and public health, and identifying new detection methods is a top priority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).



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HAZMAT/Chemicals:
7/13/18   Nuclear waste: The cost to Americans is in the billions
6/21/18   German police find large quantities of castor seeds in bioweapon suspect’s apartment
6/7/18   DHS Accelerates Data Solutions to Uncover Emerging Biothreats
6/1/18   New tool to detect deadly chemical weapon agents: Butterflies
5/25/18   Fukushima-Daiichi radioactive particle release was significant: Study
4/27/18   Radiation detection device to help in detecting nuclear weapons, materials
3/22/18   US slaps sanctions on French chemical weapons expert for IS
3/6/18   Ecoterrorists suspected in acid attack on German energy executive
2/22/18   Quicker response to airborne radiological threats
2/5/18   Confirmation: Assad has been using chemical weapons from stocks he pledged to relinquish in 2013
1/22/18   Thorium reactors could dispose of large amounts of weapons-grade plutonium
1/19/18   Sen. Barrasso declares support for investigation into effects of uranium imports
1/12/18   GAO report finds CBP has failed to guarantee proper licensing of all imported radiological materials
12/18/17   A portable, shoe-box-sized chemical detector
11/14/17   Upcoming OPCW Conference of State Parties to consider new efforts to eliminate chemical weapons stockpiles
11/10/17   Chemical sensor testbed being deployed at World Trade Center Transportation Hub
10/23/17   New early-warning intelligence system alerts civilians to impending chemical attacks
10/10/17   Detecting nuclear materials used in dirty bombs
9/19/17   Cleaning up subways after release of biological warfare agent such as anthrax
8/25/17   New app helps improve radiation detection at ports
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