Bruker press release

Bruker's Novel PHOTON 100(TM) X-ray Detector for Crystallography Wins Prestigious R&D 100 Award

MADISON, Wis., Jul 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bruker today announced that its high-performance PHOTON 100(TM) X-ray detector for crystallography has been awarded a R&D 100 award, recognizing it as one of the 100 most technologically significant...

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Do you want Antibio’s with that?


US states plan to distribute emergency medicine to civilians at drive-thru restaurants.

Chicken sandwiches recently proved a delicious incentive for dispensing dummy Anthrax antibiotics as officials continue to plan for a bio-terrorist attack. St. Charles County Health Authority conducted a drug dispensing drill this week, using a drive-thru fast food...

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HHS updates medical countermeasures strategy

The forthcoming PHEMCE implementation plan will spell out how programs and initiatives will be prioritised

Jun 27, 2012 (CIDRAP News) – The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently updated its strategy for developing and acquiring countermeasures against threats such as bioterror attacks and pandemic flu, a document...

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Flu news scan


An overview of global flu research and news.

FLU NEWS SCAN: H5N1 in China, H9N2 in Egypt, peramivir questions
Jul 2, 2012

China reports H5N1 outbreak in large chicken flock

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in northwestern China has confirmed an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu in chickens that has killed 1,600...

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Workshop in Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and International Security

\"\"This three-day, non-credit short-course is designed to introduce participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of biodefense and public health. See main articlefor further details or register here

This three-day, non-credit short-course is designed to introduce participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of...

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False Alarm?

Use of chemical weapons suspected in Libya's Kufrah clashes

An Al-Tadamun news agency reporter has confirmed that the number of injured Tabu tribesmen has reached 52 and 13 others have been killed, according to sources from Tabu areas.

The reporter said the hospital that received the dead suspected they were exposed...

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Press Release

Smiths Detection and Optosecurity offer upgrades for airport x-ray scanners

Watford, UK, June 27. 2012 - Smiths Detection has signed a distribution agreement with Optosecurity to provide airports with advanced EU standard upgrades to Smiths Detection’s X-ray baggage scanners without the need to replace existing equipment or hardware.

Installing the Canadian company’s...

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