Engineers design a reusable, silicone rubber face mask

MIT News Office

The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a new face mask that they believe could stop viral particles as effectively as N95 masks. Unlike N95 masks, the new...

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FLIR Systems Releases Occupancy Management Solution for Brickstream 3D Gen2 People Counting System

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced availability of the FLIR Occupancy Management Solution for FLIR Brickstream 3D Gen2 to automate occupancy counting within high-traffic and capacity-limited areas. To support social distancing guidelines during and following the COVID-19 pandemic, the Occupancy Management Solution provides organizations with an easy-to-use, real-time capacity counting and display tool...

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Federal Resources Continues Supporting COVID-19 Response Providing Gloves for Medical Personnel

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) recently awarded Federal Resources a multi-million dollar contract to provide over 4.5 billion gloves to America’s national strategic stockpile. Federal Resources Supply Company was selected by the DLA to continue delivering life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in this instance medical gloves, in support of the...

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U.S. Army Awards $21.8M Production Contract to FLIR Systems for Nerve Agent Disclosure Spray

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced it has been awarded a full-rate production option worth $21.8 million on an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with the United States (U.S.) Army. FLIR will deliver its Agentase C2 disclosure spray to detect G- and V-series nerve agents, highly toxic chemical warfare agents. The contract will...

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CFATS Extenison Signed Into Law

On July 22nd, President Trump signed into law a bill, S.4148, to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program to July 27, 2023. The CFATS program focuses on preventing chemicals of interest from being stolen, diverted, sabotaged or deliberately released by terrorists or other bad actors.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

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Preparing State and Local Leaders for an Explosive Attack

Explosives are a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction. Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause much more damage, explosives can still be the first choice because they are relatively easy to make, transport and use. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and...

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Russia denies that super rich are getting the good vaccine!

By BBC Monitoring

A Russian Health Ministry official and research centres testing an experimental vaccine against Covid-19 have denied reports that the country's business and political leadership have been given early access to it outside of clinical trials. 

Earlier today, Bloomberg news agency reported that Russian businessmen and officials began getting shots...

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NTI Launch Hair Trigger Game

Nuclear weapons are on hair-trigger alert, ready to be fired at a moment’s notice. As President, can you change the game?

At the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union put their nuclear weapons on hair-trigger alert, ready to retaliate against a surprise attack. Even...

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3DX-Ray supply ThreatScan-LS1 scanner to a Counter-Terrorist Unit

The flexibility of ThreatScan-LS1 flat screen scanner allows counter terror officers to rapidly examine and assess threats and suspect items on site, such as; bags, laptops, furniture and even enables them to locate and identify hidden cameras and surveillance equipment.

Each system consists of a portable X-ray generator, a detection...

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Some decontamination processes damage N95 face masks

From University of Massachusetts Amherst

Certain methods of decontaminating medical face masks for repeated use during the COVID-19 pandemic appear to damage the masks' integrity and protective function, according to research by a University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health scientist.

"Some treatments for decontamination had no impact on respirator...

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Save the Date - Experience FR2021

Federal Resources are pleased to announce new dates for Experience FR, so save the date, this is an event not to be missed. 02.23.2021-02.26.2021 

The purpose of ExperienceFR is to showcase the latest industry-leading technology and solutions available to end users, program managers and procurement specialists. This experience is designed...

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