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DHS Announces Details of U.S.-Israel Collab Solicitation; William Bryan Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has identified the main focus areas of a technology solicitation in partnership with Israel, DHS said Tuesday. The Binational Industrial Research and Development or BIRD Foundation, a U.S.-Israel partnership, seeks proposals for technology projects that tackle:

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DHS S&T Creates DIY Way to Cleanse PPEs of Virus

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has created and unveiled a method that civilians can use to disinfect personal protective equipment. S&T's do-it-yourself PPE cleanup method involves the use of a programmable multicooker that allows for moist heat decontamination, a method endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DHS said Friday.

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DHS Unveils COVID-19 Airborne Predictive Model

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) science and technology (S&T) directorate has launched an online tool designed to calculate the airborne decay of the SARS-CoV-2 virus under varying scenarios. The airborne predictive model will employ the results of an ongoing DHS S&T research to analyze environmental factors that affect the virus' capacity to spread, the department said Friday.

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DHS S&T Supports Coronavirus Research

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The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has launched a study to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 disease' coronavirus. DHS said Wednesday its Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office is working with the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center to help scientists learn more about the virus. Results may support first responders and medical personnel dealing with the issue.

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DHS Announces Winners of Opioid Detection Challenge

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has unveiled the champion of a global $1.55M competition on opioid detection technology. IDSS, winner of the Opioid Detection Challenge, will receive a $500K grand prize for its IDSS Detect 1000 scanner tool, DHS said Thursday.

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