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U.S., UK face nuclear disarmament pressure at Vienna meeting

U.S., UK face nuclear disarmament pressure at Vienna meeting | CBRN | Scoop.it
VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States and Britain took part for the first time on Monday in an international conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and were expected to face pressure to...
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Dugway Under Scrutiny Again Over Handling of Deadly Toxins

Dugway Under Scrutiny Again Over Handling of Deadly Toxins | CBRN | Scoop.it
The DoD's IG has found a new set of problems in the way the Army's Dugway Proving Ground handles deadly toxins, such as Sarin gas.
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US cities' Ebola lessons yield readiness checklist

US cities' Ebola lessons yield readiness checklist | CBRN | Scoop.it
Also, a new study estimates that safe burials may have saved 1,400 to 10,400 lives in West Africa's outbreak.
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EU moves to restrict hormone-disrupting chemical found in plastics

EU moves to restrict hormone-disrupting chemical found in plastics | CBRN | Scoop.it
Green groups welcome ‘historic’ ruling recognising that bisphenol A (BPA), found in TVs, plastic water bottles and kettles, poses a threat to human heath
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New South Korean president vows to end use of nuclear power

New South Korean president vows to end use of nuclear power | CBRN | Scoop.it
Moon Jae-in said he would lead country towards a ‘nuclear-free era’ following fears of a Fukushima-style meltdown
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The First Rule of B-21 Is You Do Not Talk About B-21

The First Rule of B-21 Is You Do Not Talk About B-21 | CBRN | Scoop.it
Don't expect the U.S. Air Force to share too much intel about its new B-21 long range strike and stealth bomber in development.
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Scientists Find Better Cleanup Methods For Nuclear Waste

Scientists Find Better Cleanup Methods For Nuclear Waste | CBRN | Scoop.it
A study was performed by scientists to figure out how the nuclear waste compound technitium-99 can be disposed of safely. Their research may have indicated a possible way.
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Iran complying with nuclear deal, says UN watchdog

Iran complying with nuclear deal, says UN watchdog | CBRN | Scoop.it
Iran is complying with the landmark nuclear deal it sealed with major world powers in 2015, according to a report from the UN watchdog seen by AFP on Friday
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Vladimir Putin launches 4,000mph supersonic missile

Vladimir Putin launches 4,000mph supersonic missile | CBRN | Scoop.it
The Object 4202 rocket was fired thousands of miles from the Yasny Launch Base in Russia to the far-east peninsula of Kamchatka with Kremlin officials calling the test a 'success'.
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Going underground in an nuclear bunker - SWI swissinfo.ch

Going underground in an nuclear bunker - SWI swissinfo.ch | CBRN | Scoop.it
What would it have been like to be live deep below a Swiss city in case of a major catastrophe? We went into the depths of a nuclear bunker, buil
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MoD announces new £800m innovation drive

MoD announces new £800m innovation drive | CBRN | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Defence has unveiled plans for an £800m programme designed to take advantage of the latest advances in science and technology.
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Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons ‘entangled in tensions’, US says - The Express Tribune

Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons ‘entangled in tensions’, US says - The Express Tribune | CBRN | Scoop.it
Carter terms India respon­sible nuclea­r state
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Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president

Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president | CBRN | Scoop.it
In this flat, windy expanse just south of the Canadian border, U.S. Air Force pilots fly the same bombers their grandfathers flew, using mid-20th century cables and pulleys.
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Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq

Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq | CBRN | Scoop.it
Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired at US troops in Iraq https://t.co/gltGgLEgNf via @FRANCE24
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U.S. Department of State Hosts Forum on Reinforcing the Global Norm Against Chemical Weapons

U.S. Department of State Hosts Forum on Reinforcing the Global Norm Against Chemical Weapons | CBRN | Scoop.it
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DoD CBRN Modeling Software Contract Awarded to General Dynamics

DoD CBRN Modeling Software Contract Awarded to General Dynamics | CBRN | Scoop.it
The U.S. Army has awarded a CBRN Joint Effects Model (JEM) program contract to General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics.
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Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading

Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading | CBRN | Scoop.it
A rare meat allergy used to be limited to places the lone star tick calls home. But recently it's started to spread.
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Glowing bacteria could help detect unexploded landmines 

Glowing bacteria could help detect unexploded landmines  | CBRN | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a way to detect buried landmines using glowing bacteria and lasers in a breakthrough that could lead to a safe method for the disposal of the devices.
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MoD appoints nuclear chief to help keep Dreadnought submarines on course

MoD appoints nuclear chief to help keep Dreadnought submarines on course | CBRN | Scoop.it
A Treasury troubleshooter has been brought in to run Britain’s military nuclear programmes with a remit to keep the massive Trident replacement submarine programme on track.
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TV journalist Shifa Gardi killed in Mosul roadside bomb-explosion

TV journalist Shifa Gardi killed in Mosul roadside bomb-explosion | CBRN | Scoop.it
Rudaw Media Network says one of its star war correspondents was killed and her cameraman injured this weekend in a roadside bomb-explosion in Mosul.
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Infected mosquitoes to be released in Brazil and Columbia to battle Zika 

Infected mosquitoes to be released in Brazil and Columbia to battle Zika  | CBRN | Scoop.it
An army of mosquitoes will be infected with bacteria and released into Brazil and Columbia to combat the Zika outbreak.
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Amazon fined £65,000 for attempting to deliver hazardous goods by air

Amazon fined £65,000 for attempting to deliver hazardous goods by air | CBRN | Scoop.it
Online shopping giant Amazon has been fined £
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Fallon says £41bn new nuclear submarine programme 'cannot be late’

Fallon says £41bn new nuclear submarine programme 'cannot be late’ | CBRN | Scoop.it
The massive programme to build replacement nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy “
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Secretary of defense: Don't neglect nuclear deterrence

Secretary of defense: Don't neglect nuclear deterrence | CBRN | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Decades of minimal investment in the nation's "nuclear enterprise" needs to be reversed to maintai
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Debris recovery operation in sea carried out for first time since Fukushima nuclear disaster

Debris recovery operation in sea carried out for first time since Fukushima nuclear disaster | CBRN | Scoop.it
For the first time since the 2011 nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, the removal of debris in…
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Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda

Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda | CBRN | Scoop.it
TTP claims attack which injured four cops and five civilians.
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