Handheld device for cancer adapted to detect biothreats

Friday, May 10, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A point-of-care device used by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators used to diagnose cancer was recently adapted to rapidly diagnose biothreats like E. coli and other pathogens like tuberculosis.
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Breedlove: Sequestration hurts readiness of forward-deployed troops

Friday, May 10, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Philip Breedlove
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Hotzone trains with French fire fighters

Friday, May 10, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two instructors from Hotzone Solutions gave support to the Centre d'expertise Sécurité Nucléaire - Nucléaire, radiologique, biologique et chimique to train fire fighters in Cazaux, France from March 25 to 29.
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U.S. Army seeks biodefense company to develop JBTDS system

Friday, May 10, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army posted a formal notice on Tuesday seeking a company to develop and produce systems for the Joint Biological Tactical Detection System, including biological warfare agent detection, collection and identification hardware and software.
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Carney: Russia taking step forward on Syria

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Kerry: U.S. to provide $100 million in additional humanitarian assistance in Syria

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Gen. Kehler: Minot incident still shows integrity of nuclear programs

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

C. Robert Kehler
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Defense officials request more funding for 2014 fiscal budget

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Madelyn Creedon
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Ban urges North Korea to negotiate

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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NATO leaders discuss counterterrorism at London conference

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

NATO experts and industry leaders recently discussed preparedness for terrorist threats during the Counter Terror Expo 2013 in London.
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NATO group tours New Mexico air force base

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group of NATO officials began a three day tour of the Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico on Thursday in order to witness the nuclear deterrence mission and national security programs taking place there.
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Defense Department reviews New START progress

Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Department reviewed the progress it has made towards the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty requirements on Thursday, as well as its plans to modernize ballistic missile defense capabilities.
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EU officials visit IAEA labs in Austria

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ambassadors, diplomats and senior officials with European Union countries and the European Commission visited the International Atomic Energy Agency laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, on Tuesday for in-depth briefings.
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U.S. links Taiwan WMD proliferators to North Korea

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of the Treasury designated a Taiwanese business and individual on Friday pursuant to an executive order meant to freeze the assets of weapons of mass destruction proliferators and their supporters.
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Ambassador Davies discusses North Korea with press

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Glyn Davies
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OPCW Director-General uzumcu visits Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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Rice: We must fight terrorism while avoiding repressive approaches

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Susan Rice
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U.S. provides 52,000 meals to Syrian opposition

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford helped the U.S. to deliver 52,000 meals to the Syrian opposition on Thursday, according to a Friday press briefing by the U.S. State Department.
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U.N. security council briefed on counter-terrorism efforts

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mohammed Loulichki
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OPCW hosts Second Assistance and Protection Training Course for Instructors

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Second Assistance and Protection Training Course for Instructors took place at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Headquarters in The Hague May 1 through May 8.
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