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How to plan for improvised nuclear devices

You've probably heard about improvised explosive devices, but what about an improvised nuclear device? What's the best way to save lives if one exploded in the U.S.? More from Weapons of Mass Destruction Center CEO Randy Larsen and Dr. Tom Inglesby, Center for Biosecurity at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Tags: Federal Drive , Randy Larsen , Science and National Security , Tom Inglesby , University of Pittsburgh Medical Center , improvised nuclear device , security , Technology

Monday - 07/26/2010, 09:40am EDT

Bioterror countermeasures should be local

Bioterror medical countermeasures should be local, not federal, says Brooke Courtney with the Center for Biosecurity

Tags: Federal Drive , Technology , security , Randy Larsen , Science and National Security , Institute for Homeland Security , Brooke Courtney , University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Monday - 06/21/2010, 09:40am EDT

Biosecurity struggles between safe and secure

Regardless of the prevention strategy pursued by the U.S., effectiveness cannot be assumed. Therefore, it is fundamentally important to national security that the U.S. bolster its capacity to respond rapidly and effectively to a bioweapons attack. Dr. Gigi Kwik Gronvall explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , Science and National Security , science , Randall Larsen , Institute for Homeland Security , Gigi Kwik Gronvall , UPMC

Monday - 06/14/2010, 09:42am EDT