Latest Dirty bomb Stories

2009-03-10 05:00:00

New Strategy Deters Terrorists By Monitoring for Dirty Bomb Materials Enhancing The Trend Toward Comprehensive Self Storage Security NORWALK, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LifeStorage announced today that it will install Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH.OB) threat awareness solutions including its GT2(TM) gamma radiation sensors and DM3(TM) threat awareness software to extend existing security solutions at their ten suburban Chicago self storage facilities.

2008-11-05 06:00:20

By Mimi Hall WASHINGTON -- The largest private hospital in the nation's capital on Tuesday began installing sophisticated new radiation detectors in an effort to better prepare for a terrorist attack with a radiological "dirty bomb." The sensors, which will be placed out of public view at the 926-bed Washington Hospital Center, will immediately let doctors, nurses and other hospital staff know if someone contaminated with dangerous radiation enters the emergency room or other areas of the...

2008-11-02 10:10:00

Thanks to ESA and UK technology transfer support, a British company has developed a device based on the gamma-ray detection equipment used in ESA’s Integral astronomy satellite to detect and identify the radioactive material mixed with conventional explosives in ‘dirty bombs’.

2008-10-14 13:00:00

A study suggests U.S. hospitals aren't adequately prepared for the medical consequences of a terrorist attack involving radioactive materials.

2008-08-25 12:00:21

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Tarah Donoghue, +1-202-879-5817, media@r-tac.org, for Radiological Threat Awareness Coalition (R-TAC) WASHINGTON, Aug.

2008-07-15 09:00:07

By Eileen Sullivan Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The government is taking too long to secure radioactive materials across the country that could get into terrorists' hands, according to a government report.

2008-07-14 09:00:55

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald Jul. 14--Ronald DeMeo places a radioactive wafer about the size of a silver dollar on his desk and waves a handheld Geiger counter over it. The machine chatters wildly, the numbers on the readout spin upward and visitors instinctively lean back.

2008-01-22 12:00:00

Researchers at Purdue University are working with the state of Indiana to develop a system that would use a network of cell phones to detect and track radiation to help prevent terrorist attacks with radiological "dirty bombs" and nuclear weapons.

2006-08-21 15:30:00

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - A judge threw out a murder-conspiracy charge against former "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla on Monday on grounds that it duplicated other charges still pending against the alleged al Qaeda operative. U.S.

2006-08-02 18:49:25

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Suspected al Qaeda operative Jose Padilla's trial was postponed to January from September on Wednesday because his lawyers asked for more time to review secret documents and translate recorded conversations.

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