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Full Circle: Chlorine Now Chemical Weapon of Choice in Syria

Exactly one century ago Wednesday, German troops opened the taps on a line of chlorine tanks to send a poisonous cloud drifting across no man’s land and into World War I Allied trenches. The gas blinded soldiers and made them retch, vomit and choke, combining with bodily fluids to destroy their  Read More »

Biotech High School Ranked #8 In U.S., #1 In New Jersey

Biotechnology High, located in Freehold Township, was ranked the state’s top high school by an annual report of U.S. News & World Report. The school fared well in the national rankings, too, coming in at number eight in the country.

Improved Nerve Agent Treatment System

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is conducting market research on manufacturing capabilities for the nerve agent antidote scopolamine for intramuscular administration.

Technologies for Host Resilience (THoR)

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a new Technologies for Host Resilience (THoR) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to catalyze the development of breakthrough interventions that would increase the ability of patients’ own bodies to tolerate a broad range of pathogens.

VesiculoVax-Vectored Ebola Vaccine Shown Effective and Safe

Results of a study published in today’s issue of the journal Nature demonstrate that a single dose of vaccine administered using Perfectus BioSciences’ VesiculoVax vector platform protects non-human primates against the “Makona” strain of Ebola virus, the strain responsible for the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa.