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Article ID: 544168

National Guideline for Mass Casualty Triage Proposed

Medical College of Wisconsin

A national guideline for triage following a mass casualty incident has been proposed by a national multidisciplinary workgroup lead by a researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. This guideline allows providers to sort patients for treatment based on the severity of their conditions and establishes a standardized nomenclature.

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9-Sep-2008 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 544130

Sociologist Studies Social Construction of 9/11 and Its Use as Political, Social Resource

Iowa State University

Last year, a USA Today story on the sixth anniversary of 9/11 said it was "unlikely to pack the same emotional clout, generate the same media attention or command the same public focus as the fifth anniversary." We should expect a similar reaction this year according to Brian Monahan, an assistant professor of sociology at Iowa State University who has been researching the social construction of 9/11.

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8-Sep-2008 7:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 544042

NIST Releases WTC 7 Investigation Report for Public Comment

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

The fall of the 47-story World Trade Center building 7 (WTC 7) in New York City late in the afternoon of Sept. 11, 2001, was primarily due to fires, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced on August 21 following an extensive, three-year scientific and technical building and fire safety investigation.

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4-Sep-2008 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 543290

Counterterrorism Expert Available to Discuss Hamdan Verdict

University of Utah

Prof. Guiora, a counterterrorism expert, argues that today's military court decision convicting Salim Hamdan merits discussing alternative forums to try individuals suspected of terrorism.

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6-Aug-2008 2:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 543181

Expert: Al-Qaeda Resurfaces as New Breed of Taliban

Tufts University

Tufts University Professor Ayesha Jalal's book, "Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia," provides cultural and historical context to jihadi ideals in South Asia, especially in the federally administered tribal areas (FATA) of Pakistan. In addition, she can comment on the Pakistan government's policy in FATA and U.S.-Pakistan relations.

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1-Aug-2008 4:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 543175

Anthrax /Bio-Chem Attacks Rare, Records Show

University of Maryland, College Park

Just how common are anthrax attacks? The director of the Global Terrorism Database at the University of Maryland says they are very rare.

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1-Aug-2008 3:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 542803

Researchers Could Help Military with Explosive Threats

University of California San Diego

Researchers at UC San Diego are using statistical pattern recognition and image processing to help the U.S. military better detect hidden roadside explosives.

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22-Jul-2008 8:50 AM EDT
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Research Reveals Patterns of Terrorist Preparation

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Analysis of an extensive terrorism database housed at the University of Arkansas has revealed patterns in activities of terrorists preparing for an attack, information that can be invaluable for law enforcement agencies seeking to prevent terrorist attacks.

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17-Jul-2008 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 542328

"Immune Buildings" Designed to Combat Chemical Warfare and Diseases

University of Saskatchewan

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have opened a new engineering lab to design a ventilation system that could protect schools, hospitals, and other public buildings from chemical warfare and bioterrorist attacks.

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3-Jul-2008 12:00 PM EDT
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Counterterrorism Expert Amos Guiora on Detainee Policy

University of Utah

University of Utah law professor Amos Guiora to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Improving Detainee Policy: Handling Terrorism Detainees within the American Justice System." The hearing begins June 4 at 10:00 a.m. EDT in room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building in Washington, D.C.

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4-Jun-2008 8:00 AM EDT
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