U.S. continues to work with counterparts on North Korea

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is continuing to work with its counterparts on the matter of North Korean denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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Ban says OIC could help to bring an end to Syrian conflict

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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President of Croatia Ivo Josipovic visits OPCW

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ivo Josipovic
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Thermo Fisher Scientific reveals new handheld radiation isotope detector RIIDEye X

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thermo Fisher Scientific revealed on Tuesday its handheld radiation isotope detection unit RIIDEye X, which was designed for use by first responders to detect harmful radiation and the coordinates, type and quantity of the threat.
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Kazakhstan, CTBTO present ATOM Project

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Representatives from Kazakhstan and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization presented an international campaign on Monday to ban nuclear weapons tests during the 41st session of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission.
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Smiths Detection introduces new handheld chemical identifier

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, an advanced security solutions company, announced on Tuesday the introduction of ACE-ID, an advanced, handheld chemical identifier that can be safely used when analyzing suspected explosives.
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MRIGlobal to work with Argentum Medical in testing chemical burn dressings

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

MRIGlobal announced on Monday that it will work with Argentum Medical LLC, which is the leading manufacturer of metallic silver based antimicrobial burn, wound and trauma dressings brand SilverIon.
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Aeolus study reports AEOL 10150 successful against acute radiation lung exposure

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Tuesday the results of a U.S. Government funded study concerning the efficacy of the AEOL 10150 drug against acute radiation exposure in the lungs.
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U.S. says Assad regime bears most of responsibility for Syrian violence

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bears the overwhelming majority of responsibility for the deadly violence in Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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U.S. State Department supports pause in levying new Iranian sanctions

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A small pause in new sanctions being imposed by Congress against Iran could strengthen the negotiating process over Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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OPCW confirms Syrian destruction of chemical weapons plants

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - United Nations Mission said on Thursday that the Syrian Arab Republic has confirmed the functional destruction of equipment for the declared chemical weapons production facilities and mixing plants.
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CTED delegation visits Ukraine to monitor resolution implementation

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde led a delegation that visited Ukraine last week to monitor the progress its made toward implementing Security Council resolutions 1373 and 1624.
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Soligenix submits proposal for development of thermostable ricin vaccine

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a Princeton, New Jersey-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that it submitted a full contract proposal to the U.S. government on Thursday for the development of a thermostable ricin vaccine.
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Nobel peace laureates say denuclearization is imperative for humanity

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The world should come together to initiate a process for a treaty that will ban nuclear weapons, a group of Nobel Peace Prize laureates said in a recent statement.
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Standard Missile-3 passes critical design review

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company in the U.S. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan said on Thursday that they completed the critical design review for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA guided missile.
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Corker and colleagues urge Obama to discuss security issues with Iraqi PM Maliki

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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Thermo Fisher Scientific releases new handheld radiation detector

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., an international company using innovative technologies to serve science, announced the release on Thursday of a handheld radiation isotope identifier meant to protect first responders from harmful radiation.
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Syria renders chemical weapons facilities inoperable by deadline

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Syria's chemical weapons facilities were rendered inoperable before Friday's deadline, the Joint Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations said on Thursday.
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Raytheon announces upgrade to AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense system

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company announced on Oct. 23 that it has begun upgrading signal and data processing equipment for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense.
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UNA-UK delegation visits Beijing to discuss nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A delegation from the United Nations Association of the United Kingdom recently met with representatives of the United Nations Association of China in Beijing to discuss nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation.
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