A joint experiment between Canada and the United States proves interoperable communications during a disaster will work.
3/25/2013 1:15 PM EDT
Sometimes, the Rubber Meets the Road When You Don't Want It To: Arresting a Fleeing Vehicle with the Push of a Button
Back in 2010, the ideas behind a squid’s sticky tendrils and Spiderman’s super-strong webbing were combined to create a prototype for the first remote device able to stop vehicles in their tracks. It worked, but that technology just got better.
3/4/2013 5:20 PM EST
What kinds of gear will be needed by future firefighters, EMTs, and cops? Yogi Berra once said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” but to find out, Homeland Security asked their think tank to gather and ask the...
10/4/2012 4:40 PM EDT
For constricted and hard-to-reach underwater places where inspection and security is necessary, Homeland Security's BIOSwimmer™ is the perfect fish.
9/19/2012 4:30 PM EDT
Surrogate semi-submersible engineered by the Department of Homeland Security to mimic the design of the 'dark vessels' being used to bring narcotics and other illicit cargo into the United States.
9/10/2012 12:55 PM EDT
The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) has scheduled a series of tests in the Boston subways to measure the real-world performance of new sensors recently developed to detect biological agents within...
8/24/2012 12:40 PM EDT
Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate's pipe bomb dismantling mechanism is sophisticated enough to preserve forensic evidence for tracking down the perpetrator.
8/16/2012 5:00 PM EDT
The Departments of Homeland Security and Agriculture have developed a novel vaccine for one of the seven strains of the dreaded Foot-and-Mouth Disease, paving the way for the development of the others.
7/3/2012 1:45 PM EDT