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UNLV Political Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Election Issues

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‘Burkini’ Ban in France Misogynist, Erodes Credibility of Western Nations

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Texas Tech Researchers Find Alternative for Nuclear Weapon Detection

A group of Texas Tech researchers report this week in Applied Physics Letters that they have developed an alternative material to the rare, expensive gas normally used for neutron detection. This material fulfills many key requirements for helium gas detector replacements and can serve as a low-cost alternative in the future.

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Study: Paying Terrorist Kidnappers Doesn't Pay Off for Countries

Paying ransoms to terrorist kidnappers may encourage more abductions and worsen the situation for others, according to new research from UT Dallas. Countries that negotiated with terrorists to release hostages faced up to 87 percent more kidnappings than those that did not pay ransoms, according to the study.

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Scientists Protect Mice From Gamma Radiation with Deinococcus Elixir

They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences have discovered a potent manganese (Mn)(II)-based antioxidant complex of the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans that can be used to protect animals from radiation injury. The report, "MDP: A Deinococcus Mn2+-Decapeptide Complex Protects Mice from Ionizing Radiation," was released today in PLOS ONE.

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Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.

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GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 100 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

An arrest announced Wednesday by law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C., is the 100th charge of ISIS-related offenses in the United States, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

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Media: Wayne McCormack of @sjquinney & @uutah a Source on Planning for Security @ #rio2016 #Olympics

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McCormack worked on planning for security issues on a committee for the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is also a legal scholar who has done work on global justice and terrorism issues.

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WVU Experts Warn of Possible Health and Safety Risks at 2016 Olympics in Rio

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.







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