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PositiveID Corporation (â€œPositiveIDâ€ or â€œCompanyâ€) (OTCBB: PSID), a developer of medical technologies for diabetes management, clinical diagnostics and bio-threat detection, announced
Help for a bioterrorist attack involving ricin, one of the most likely toxic agents, may be as close at hand as the laundry shelf.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team co-led by scientists from the J.
Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a simple, accurate, and highly sensitive test to detect and quantify ricin, an extremely potent toxin with potential use as a bioterrorism agent.
Alternative energy developer Global Energy has successfully finalized the first stage of its castor farming project in Ethiopia, to produce non-edible oil for use in the production of biodiesel.
New insights into how plant toxin ricin kills cells could help scientists develop drugs to counteract poisonings
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A substance found in a roll of coins by a University of Texas student was not the deadly poison ricin, an FBI spokesman said on Sunday. "It's not ricin," said Special Agent Rene Salinas, a spokesman for the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - More tests are needed to determine if a chunky white powder found in a University of Texas dormitory room is the deadly poison ricin, the FBI said on Saturday.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - An FBI-led task force is trying find out how the deadly poison ricin wound up in a roll of coins used by a student in a University of Texas dormitory, officials said on Saturday.
Corrects name in 3rd paragraph to read "... Spalding said ..." instead of "... Weldon said." HOUSTON (Reuters) - An FBI-led task force is trying find out how the deadly poison ricin wound up in a roll of coins used by a student in a University of Texas dormitory, officials said on Saturday.
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- (in plural) Money; cash.