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Bioterrorism & Biodefense

Bacteriophages for Bioterrorism and Biodefense: A Double-Edged Sword

Bacteriophages are one of the simplest life forms on earth. They are natural killers of bacteria and exist in very large numbers in almost all natural habitats. With the ever-increasing threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Read more…

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Posted by Phemi Olivia - 14/12/2012 at 01:03

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Lack of Vigilance Surveillance of Biological Threats

Attentiveness is essential if we are to be prepared against chemical and biological threats stemming from bioterrorist attacks to emerging infectious diseases whether in the form of toxic spills or naturally occurring pandemics, weapons employed by terrorists. Read more…

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Posted by Phemi Olivia - 30/11/2012 at 04:59

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White House Strategizes Biothreat Detection

The presidential House in United States has recently released National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats the very past month. The report summarizes the importance of utilizing the life science technological advancements to Read more…

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Posted by Bradi - 17/10/2012 at 04:48

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Bioagent Transmission

Bio-agent is threat causing agents in the form of bacterium, virus, prion or fungus which are biological toxins affect human health in various ways and may lead to death.  Bio agents may spread through an indoor environment following an attack Read more…

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Posted by Phemi Olivia - 15/10/2012 at 07:21

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Adding Wings to BioWatch: The Generation 3 Technology

BioWatch, a system for detecting biological attacks on the United States, is decided to be postponed; the decision reflects a lack of confidence in the new technology, known as generation 3. “We must ensure that the development and procurement Read more…

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Posted by Bradi - 15/10/2012 at 06:40

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A Step ahead in Making the Research Safer

US government has launched a new Research & Development network through Department of Health and Human Services. One of them is being developed by Emergent Manufacturing Operations Baltimore LLC. The International Conference on Biothreats and Biodefense Read more…

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Posted by Bradi - 14/08/2012 at 03:36

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