Sep 30, 2009 -The National Park Service does not have a systematic approach to risk management, which could leave the millions of people who visit national parks and icons vulnerable to terrorist attack and other criminal activities, according to the Government Accountability Office(GAO).
Sep 28, 2009 -Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new hypersensitive sensor they hope will help protect the nation's water supply from contamination by terrorists or industrial leaching, the university's news site reports.
Aug 13, 2009 -A controversial new study contends that some people who died after being tased or subdued by police did not die from the shock or the restraints but from a rare disorder, reports Wired.com's Danger Room.
Aug 04, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security is seeking the online input of the American people to help guide a departmental review that will determine the departments' strategies for protecting the country from natural hazards and terrorist attacks.
Jun 09, 2009 -After the recent friendly fire accident that killed an off-duty New York police officer, the New York Police Department investigated technology that could prevent these tragedies in the future. There's one major complication: the lab researching the technology says it's currently nonviable.
Mar 16, 2009 -The United States and Germany signed a civil security research treaty today that will open top-secret U.S. laboratories and their research and development to its cross-Atlantic ally, Spiegel Online reports.
Mar 03, 2009 -A new survey on American Muslims helps show why radicalization in the United States is less of a problem than in other regions such as Europe and provides a complex picture of just who American Muslims are and an insight into whether they are achieving their American Dream.
Jan 13, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security approved plans yesterday to build a biodefense lab in Kansas despite fears that a pathogenic release could spread deadly diseases throughout the mid-West's agricultural sector.