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ALERT’s Standoff Detection System highlighted in Northeastern iNSolution March 16, 2012

iNSolution, Northeastern University’s Research Blog discusses ALERT’s Standoff Detection System with Profs. Carey Rappaport and Jose Martinez.

“The death toll in Jos, Nigeria after the most recent suicide bomb has climbed to 19. In our jaded world, that doesn’t seem so high. But nearly 13,000 individuals died from suicide attacks between 2003 and 2010, and clearly that number continues to rise.

Professors Carey Rappaport and Jose Martinez are using their skills in electromagnetic radiation to put an end to that…”

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ALERT Research in Chemistry World January 13, 2012

ALERT research, led by Prof. Louisa Hope-Weeks at Texas Tech University, could make the sensitive materials used in highly explosive detonators safer for mining and military use, as well as less harmful to the environment.

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RICC Presentations & Posters Now Available for Download December 9, 2011

Selected presentations and posters are now available for viewing on the RICC website.

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“Bomb Squad Plants” November 30, 2011

ALERT researcher Samuel Hernández-Rivera and team have their work investigating the ability of three Caribbean plants – Rubia tinctorum, Lippia dulcis and Spermacoce remota – to remove TNT featured in the November Issue of UK Royal Society of Chemistry’s “Chemistry World News”.

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3Qs: Train safety on track, but at what cost? May 9, 2011

news@Northeastern interviews Prof. Carey Rappaport on the fea­si­bility and effec­tive­ness of a nation­wide rail secu­rity system and dis­cusses poten­tial public reaction.

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Research heads meet in D.C. with homeland security cabinet secretary April 1, 2011

news@Northeastern features ALERT co-Director’s visit to Washington D.C. for the Department of Homeland Security’s University Network Summit.

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Open Call for Proposals has Concluded March 9, 2011

CT Segmentation Project has ended the open call for proposals.

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