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Article ID: 685841

DHS S&T Announces Licensing of Infrastructure Security Technology from Transition to Practice Program

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

DHS S&T today announced the commercialization of another Transition to Practice (TTP) program technology—the sixth marketplace transition in the last six months.

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28-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 685529

Biomechanical Model Could Reduce Wobbling Of Pedestrian Bridges, Study Finds

Georgia State University

The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd size at which bridge wobbling begins, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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20-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 685210

S&T Helps First Responders Mitigate Potential Jamming

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

DHS S&T hosted a week-long 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) at Idaho National Lab (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho where nearly 100 federal, state, and local public safety and private organizations gathered to test tactics and technologies.

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14-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 684862

New Studies Present Models and Strategies for Creating a More Resilient Power System

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Due to the complex interdependencies that exist between the electricity sector and all other critical infrastructures, disruption in the electric power sector can adversely affect our national security, public health, and the environment, and have adverse socio-economic impacts on our society. Without the ability to mitigate extreme weather, we must address these threats and their effects head-on. These risks will be examined during several presentations at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting.

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9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 684872

Aging Water Systems Nationwide Pose Threats to Health

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Legionnaires disease outbreaks in New York City and toxic levels of lead in Flint, Michigan have raised questions about how to manage risks in aging water systems. Multiple studies assessing the risk of opportunistic pathogens in water systems and the institutional infrastructure failures that led to the Flint water crisis will be discussed at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting.

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9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 684892

Uber's Flying Taxis: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Prof Can Speak to the Media About Uber's Big Plans

Case Western Reserve University

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8-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 684299

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Newswise

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST
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Article ID: 684623

Infrastructure Optimization Tool From Sandia Helps Design Future Bases

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories has been helping the Army’s Product Directorate Contingency Base Infrastructure identify the best equipment for temporary bases overseas since 2013. For the first time, a Sandia-designed software tool is being used to recommend the core set of equipment for bases to be built in 2020 and beyond.

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6-Nov-2017 9:50 AM EST
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Article ID: 684426

New Turnout Ensemble Aims to Reduce Firefighter Cancer Risk

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

A new suite of personal protective equipment (PPE) may provide additional protection for firefighters from exposure to carcinogenic vapors and particulate matter at incident sites.

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1-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 684298

New York First Responders Train for Critical Incident Response at Grand Central Terminal, Test New Tech

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

New York City emergency responders conducted a critical incident training exercise early Sunday morning at Grand Central Terminal, and tested out some new technologies provided by DHS S&T.

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31-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT
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