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Brain Responses to Emotional Images Predict PTSD Symptoms After Boston Marathon Bombing

By using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging scans from before the attack and survey data from after, the researchers found that heightened amygdala reaction to negative emotional stimuli was a risk factor for later developing symptoms of PTSD.

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UT Expert Can Discuss Anthrax Security Issues #UTKnoxville

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Bowe Bergdahl: Did We Do The Right Thing? Texas A&M Experts Discuss Negotiating With Terrorists

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Guarding Against “Carmageddon” Cyberattacks

The tightly integrated computing and networking systems required to turn the nation’s freeways in “smart transportation systems” are currently under development. The efforts of the Smart Roads Cyber-Physical Systems project to identify cyber attacks against these systems and to develop software to protect them is dramatized by the video scenario “Mitigating Carmageddon” featured at the SmartAmerica Expo in Washington DC.

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Expert on Domestic Terrorism Available to Speak About Shootings in Las Vegas

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WIU Professor Provides Real-World Homeland Security Expertise, Research to Students and Security Media

Keeping track news covering terrorism, counterterrorism and homeland security is just part of what Western Illinois University's Director of Homeland Security Research Program Dean Alexander does on a constant basis. Alexander, an associate professor in Western's School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA), teaches LEJA and homeland security courses. He also conducts homeland security-related research, writes articles for security publications and presents at international conferences on a regular basis.

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Xinjiang Attack a ‘Chilling New Chapter’ in Ongoing Struggle

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Virtual Shooter Technology Tests Ammo and Saves Joints

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Firing thousands of rounds of ammunition weekly can causing debilitating stress injuries and chronic nerve and joint pain. The Department of Homeland Security, with the help of agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Firearms and Tactical Programs Armory Operations Branch, hopes their “Virtual Shooter” eliminates these injuries.

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Detecting Trace Amounts of Explosives with Light

University of Adelaide research may help in the fight against terrorism with the creation of a sensor that can detect tiny quantities of explosives with the use of light and special glass fibres.

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Study Validates Air Sampling Techniques To Fight Bioterrorism

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Former Department of Homeland Security medical officer reviews data to test early detection for bio threats.

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