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Four Agencies Join with NIST to Co-Sponsor New Community Resilience Panel

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Four federal agencies have joined with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to sponsor a new independent panel devoted to reducing barriers to community resilience—the capacity to prepare for anticipated hazards, adapt to changing conditions,…

NASA and DHS Team to Develop Technology that Detects Heartbeats in Rubble

September 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects, Sensors

When natural disasters or man-made catastrophes topple buildings, search and rescue teams immediately set out to recover victims trapped beneath the wreckage.…