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2013-11-21 23:22:38

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it was awarded a contract under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) II, Unrestricted Functional Category 1 – Service Delivery track. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it was awarded a contract under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) II, Unrestricted...

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

[ Watch the Video: NASA Tech Will Hunt For Heartbeats After Disasters ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has developed a new technology which can detect heartbeats behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material. This radar-based technology will be used in emergency situations where victims are trapped beneath collapsed buildings and other rubble. The government agencies have...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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