Category: Homeland Security News

Energy SecurityAssessing Global Electricity Generation Potential from Rooftop Solar Photovoltaics Published 13 October 2021 The first detailed global assessment of the electricity generation potential of rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) technology has important implications for sustainable development and climate change mitigations efforts. The first detailed global assessment of the electricity generation potential of rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) technology has

BiolabsReporting All Biosafety Errors Could Improve Labs Worldwide – and Increase Public Trust in Biological Research By David Gillum, Kathleen Vogel, and Rebecca Moritz Published 12 October 2021 Around the world, scientists conduct many kinds of biological research experiments – from basic studies exploring how living systems operate to synthesizing novel organisms. The idea that

Nuclear WasteNew Treatment Technology Could Reduce Nuclear Waste Burden Published 12 October 2021 Researchers have developed a novel treatment technology that may help to significantly reduce the burden of nuclear waste. This breakthrough could therefore significantly speed up disposal of such material and reduce the overall cost of dealing with our legacy waste. Researchers at the

EvacuationDisasters: To Flee or Not to Flee By Sonia Fernandez Published 12 October 2021 The Montecito debris flows that occurred in January 2018 were the result of a rare confluence of two uncommonly severe events: the Thomas Fire — at that time the largest wildfire in California history — which for weeks burned through Ventura

EarthquakesEarthquake System Model with Better Detection Capabilities Published 12 October 2021 researchers developed a machine learning model that improves the accuracy of detecting earthquakes by 14.5 percent compared to the most accurate current existing model. Two University of Wyoming researchers developed a machine learning model that improves the accuracy of detecting earthquakes by 14.5 percent compared