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A new National Research Council report requested by Congress finds "several major shortcomings" in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security assessment of risks associated with operating the proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that the Company's Interim CEO, Eric I.
Genome of a bacterium that is threatening the UK's historic landscape and could spread to North America.
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Biosciences reached an agreement with the Nyumbani Children's Home in Kenya to provide engineering and biosafety guidance to Nyumbani's planned HIV/TB diagnostic facility.
Scientists at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR) have for the first time developed a highly sensitive means of detecting the seven types of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) simultaneously.
Scientists are starting to think that the recent appearance of Hendra virus is a symptom of bats showing stress as a result of changes weâ€™ve made to the environment.
Hendra has given bats a bad name. Understandable given Hendra virus has killed people and horses, and scientists have discovered that Hendra virus is carried by bats. But itâ€™s not all the batsâ€™ fault.
There has been a breakthrough in the fight against the deadly Hendra virus following the development of a treatment which shows great potential to save the lives of people who become infected with the virus.
The most effective way to prevent the deliberate misuse of biological select agents and toxins (BSATs) -- agents housed in laboratories across the U.S. considered to potentially pose a threat to human health -- is to instill a culture of trust and responsibility in the laboratory.
Majority of funding goes to programs with both biodefense & non-biodefense goals BALTIMORE, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2001, the U.S. government has substantially increased funding toward preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack.
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.