OPCW holds regional workshop on peaceful uses of chemistry in South Korea

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons co-organized a workshop last week with the National Authority of South Korea on the peaceful uses and development of chemistry, the OPCW announced on Tuesday.
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EU still committed to Middle East zone free of WMDs

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The European Union is as committed as ever to establishing a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, an EU high representative said on Monday.
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AEOL 10150 treatment shown to improve survival from nitrogen mustard

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Tuesday the results of its completed studies for AEOL 10150, which showed significant skin protection against nitrogen mustard gas.
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NNSA Aerial Measuring System analysis deemed successful

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration, the Alaska Aerospace Corporation and the U.S. Coast Guard reported on Monday that an exercise to evaluate the NNSA Aerial Measuring System was successful.
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U.S. urges EAS members to use available tools in battle against proliferation

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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U.S. position remains unchanged on North Korea

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is committed to credible and authentic talks on denuclearization with its partners to ensure North Korea does not have nuclear weapons, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Ban: International conference is Syria's best chance for peace

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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OPCW Deputy Director-General Asirwatham opens CWC meeting

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Deputy Director-General Grace Asirwatham opened the 14th regional meeting of the CWC National Authorities in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Quito, Ecuador June 24 and 25.
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Report examines implementation of CTBT

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Association - U.K. issued a report on Tuesday that found that the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty has yet to be entered into force.
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Kane: U.N. agencies can work together for nuclear disarmament

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane
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IAEA Director General Amano urges increased nuclear security

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Yukiya Amano
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CTBTO partners with the Institute of Radioelements to improve nuclear detection methods

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty Organization announced on June 28 that it will be partnering with the Institute of Radioelements, a Belgian creator of nuclear medicine, to reduce radioactive noble gas emissions.
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Scientists use nuclear test to stop poachers

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers with the University of Utah recently began using a nuclear test to fight poachers who kill rhinos, hippos and elephants by determining when an animal died and whether the ivory was taken illegally.
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U.S. bishops support efforts toward nuclear disarmament

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Timothy Dolan
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ECBC experts will operate Explosive Destruction System in Colorado

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Program Executive Office for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives said on April 18 that the U.S. Army's Explosive Destruction System will be used in the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.
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Prime Minister of External Relations of Brazil visits OPCW

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota met with Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Director-General Ambassador Ahmet uzumcu on Thursday.
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Iran exploits loophole to import missile-grade ore from Europe

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran is using a loophole in Western sanctions to import a high grade of refined alumina ore from European countries that Tehran could use to make missile components and armor parts, according to recent reports.
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Antibiotic from marine organism effective against anthrax

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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USC study shows anthrax attack in Seattle would hurt housing market

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A study published by the University of Southern California shows that an anthrax attack in downtown Seattle might cause a significant drop in housing prices and send foreclosures soaring.
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FEMA to evaluate Virginia's nuclear response capability

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a Plume and Ingestion Pathway Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Surry Power Station in Virginia on July 15 to test nuclear emergency response capability.
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