Here at CBRN Europe, we feel that we should keep you updated in the latest on-goings in the CBRN field or relevant technological advances that effect our sector.
|Modular Oasis system brings versatility to water filtration The all-new Oasis water treatment system brings your filter of choice to your drinking vessel of choice. Filter out harmful bacteria and viruses or just bad taste from inside a water bottle, hydration pack and more.|
|Synthetic material mimics coral’s ocean-cleaning attributes Researchers from China’s Anhui Jianzhu University have developed a synthetic substance that mimics coral’s ability to collect harmful heavy metals from water. Tests on the effectiveness of the aluminum oxide structure have so far shown promising results.|
|Ebola vaccine shown to be 100 percent effective in field trials There is a glimmer of hope in the fight against Ebola with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing that in trials, a vaccine called VSV-EBOV has proven to be 100 percent effective in protecting individuals against the virus.|
|Silk-based functional inks put biosensor data on your fingertips Researchers at Tufts University have now developed silk-based inks containing bacteria-sensing agents that can withstand the rigors of inkjet printing, opening the door much wider for printing biomolecules.|
|Myexposome wristband detects personal exposure to chemicals Most of us still have no idea what chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis. A bracelet called MyExposome is designed to answer that question by helping determine which chemicals we come into contact with.|
|GE atomic swimmer robot keeps tabs on nuclear reactors In an effort to make such inspections safer, cheaper, and faster, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has developed the Stinger; a free-swimming, remote-controlled robot that replaces humans for cleaning and inspecting reactor vessels.|
|Metal foams could provide lightweight radiation shielding A North Carolina State University team is developing a new lightweight shielding based on foam metals that can block X-rays, gamma rays, and neutron radiation, as well as withstanding high-energy impact collisions.|