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2011-02-25 06:59:00

SCARBOROUGH, England, February 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CorDEX Instruments, manufacturer of explosion proof equipment, has won a national technical innovation award for a new handheld distance measuring tool that can be used safely offshore. The LaserMETER 3000XP received the Technical Innovation of the Year prize in the annual HazardEx awards in Harrogate, Yorkshire. The revolutionary new tool is the first measuring device to be certified for use in explosive areas, making it ideal...

2010-10-22 01:45:15

Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives or explosive-based devices, by providing a sound measurement and standard infrastructure.

2010-10-21 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct.

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2010-09-22 11:34:02

Liquid explosives are easy to produce, ad as a result, terrorists can use the chemicals for attacks – on aircraft, for instance.

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2010-06-24 10:26:45

With summer travel season hard upon us, specialists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have helped create two new standards designed to increase safety as we rush from gate to gate in crowded mass transit centers.

2010-05-07 08:59:00

JERUSALEM, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today announced the following marketing updates concerning Identa drug, precursor and explosive test kits: 1.

2010-05-05 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology long used for identifying traces of organic compounds in exhaust gases may hold the key to finding minute traces of explosives and chemical warfare agents (CWAs) carried into airports or on the clothing of bomb makers, according to an Austrian team of researchers that includes Polytechnic Institute of New York University Physics Professor Kurt Becker. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) Dr.

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2010-04-18 09:40:00

Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have gone her one better.

2009-12-30 07:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc. has successfully completed its latest series of development tests involving the detection of trace levels of the explosives PETN, RDX, TNT and ammonium nitrate.


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2010-09-29 16:59:34

Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...

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