19 Oct 2020

U.K. Government Reportedly In Advanced Talks To Initiate Human Challenge Vaccine Trials That Would See Volunteers Infected With Covid-19

In the UK, a biotechnology firm is currently in the process of advanced talks with the British government regarding vaccine development. The biotech firm wants to create and administer strains of the COVID-19 virus to trial participants in order to fast track the vaccine development process. Volunteers of the clinical

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25 Feb 2020

NASA Tech Could Replace Passwords with Your Heartbeat

On Monday, NASA launched several new technology transfer opportunities for potential medical applications, including new biotechnology. NASA is developing new biometric technology that would potentially eliminate the need for fingerprint, retinal and face scans; a heartbeat system that would become a new biometric technique to verify identity. Called HeartbeatID, NASA

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14 Feb 2020

CBP Expands Facial Recognition Program to Another Southern Border Crossing

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced earlier this week that they plan to expand its facial recognition program ahead of the original date scheduled for this spring. This week, the technology was deployed at a fifth land border location in Weslaco, Texas at the Progreso port of entry. The agency

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