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Article ID: 532109

International Food Supply a Soft Target for Terrorists

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Senior bioterrorism and biodefense advisor to the U.S. Department of State recognizes a safe, international food supply as a "soft target" for terrorists, and described to international food professionals some catalysts for improving safety from acts of intentional contamination.

Released:
1-Aug-2007 5:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 531650

In the Wake of the UK Terror Scare, Are Americans Ready for Disaster?

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University's Heartland Centers is playing a major role in developing an incident command system for first responders, public health officials and leaders, which lays out a response plan to natural disasters, bioterrorism and other emergencies.

Released:
17-Jul-2007 5:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 531471

In the Wake of the UK Terror Scare, Are Americans Ready for Disaster?

Saint Louis University Medical Center

The Heartland Centers at Saint Louis University are leading the local production of the National Incident Management System program, which lays out a clear response plan to natural disasters, bioterrorism and other emergencies for all jurisdictions, from city and state health departments including human services departments to the FBI and Homeland Security.

Released:
12-Jul-2007 2:40 PM EDT

Article ID: 531195

T-Rays vs. Terrorists

IEEE Spectrum Magazine

Terahertz radiation can see through clothes and tell if that's Play-Doh in your pocket or a pound of plastique.

Released:
28-Jun-2007 9:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 530287

World's Largest Unclassified Database of Terror Attacks Now Live Online

University of Maryland, College Park

The world's largest unclassified database of terrorism attacks is now available online for general use by researchers, policy-makers, media and the general public "“ an important tool that the researchers say may help develop more effective responses to terrorism.

Released:
23-May-2007 4:20 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 530235

World's Largest Unclassified Database of Terrorism Incidents to Debut

University of Maryland, College Park

Demonstration and debut of the world's largest unclassified database of terrorism incidents "“ the Global Terrorism Database. Developed by START, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism based at the University of Maryland, the database will be freely available online to policy-makers, researchers the media and the general public. START is funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Released:
22-May-2007 4:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 529048

Media Coverage of Pakistan Stokes Global Terrorism Fears

University of Maryland, College Park

A New University of Maryland study finds patterns of coverage in major U.S. newspapers that may still be contributing to public confusion over the need for a global "War on Terror" and the public's perception of the global terrorist risk.

Released:
16-Apr-2007 1:20 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 525709

Book by Psychology Professor Focuses on Terrorism

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Terrorism has plagued the United States throughout its history, though some seem to believe it began with the Oklahoma City bombing and the Sept. 11 attacks. A new book by a Binghamton University faculty member argues that studying the history of terrorism in this country can lead to an understanding of the changing nature of the problem, methods for coping with the threat and the psychological, political and legal principles involved.

Released:
5-Dec-2006 5:50 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 525603

Book Examines Media Bias in Coverage of President's Speeches

Virginia Tech

Jim A. Kuypers, assistant professor of communication at Virginia Tech, reveals a disturbing world of media bias in his new book Bush's War: Media Bias and Justifications for War in a Terrorist Age (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2006).

Released:
30-Nov-2006 7:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 524834

Cybersecurity Expert Says Nationwide Use of Computerized Voting Poses Risk

Purdue University

Many of the paperless computerized voting systems adopted in wake of the "hanging chad" presidential election controversy in 2000 have the potential to create more problems than they solve. According to Eugene Spafford, director of CERIAS, the technology may cause a debacle reminiscent of the 2000 election.

Released:
1-Nov-2006 3:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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