Factory Explosions Kills One Injures Two

An explosion at the Adler Plastic works near Naples in Italy killed one person and injured two others. 

Local media reported that the blast could be heard from several kilometres away and witnesses reported seeing a large plume of black smoke rising from the factory. 

The factory had only reopened on May...

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Radiation-detecting plastic gets ingredient to stay in the clear

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have identified a straightforward change to the formula for radiation-detecting plastic. The change prevents “fogging,” which reduces the lifetime of the plastics used to detect nuclear material transiting through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s radiation detectors.

The change also fits well into existing manufacturing...

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Federal Resources Supporting Nation’s Nursing Homes During COVID-19 Crisis

Federal Resources Supply Company was selected by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to deliver kits of life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to approximately 15,000 nursing homes across America. Responding to a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and in coordination with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

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Additional Black Hornet Contract for FLIR

FLIR Systems, Inc has won an additional $20.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver its FLIR Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS). The advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will support platoon- and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Army’s Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS)

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NASA-Developed Ventilator Authorized by FDA for Emergency Use

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients today was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use under the FDA's ventilator Emergency Use Authorization.

Called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), the device was developed by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion...

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Obituary - Marty Malin

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies announced the recent passing of Dr. Martin (Marty) Malin, who served for many years as the Executive Director of the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University’s Belfer Center. Marty was a distinguished scholar on arms control and nonproliferation issues, especially those pertaining...

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Decontaminating N95s with UV

CS Medical is pleased to announce the distribution agreement with AirClean Systems to offer the AirClean UV Light Box.

The UV Light Box is just another example of when collaboration between companies can provide a solution in a time of need. Shortwave UV light has been used for years to...

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Levrum COVID-19 Effects Simulator

Levrum has created a COVID-19 effects simulator to help organizations gauge the impacts of different epidemiology parameters for the pandemic on the organization’s ability to respond, based upon disease incidence progression in the community and the rates of exposure and transmission to operations staff. The simulator has seven parameters to simulate the impact of...

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