S&T’s research and development support prevention and protective strategies, as well as the coordinated surveillance and detection of chemical, biological and explosive threats.
S&T Past Research with anthrax bacteria, Ebola virus and other pathogens informs current and future pandemic response.
Crucially important work is accomplished through deploying S&T’s advanced lab-based technical expertise and capabilities in research, development, test and evaluation.
NBACC Biosafety Level 4 Positive Pressure Protective Suits
Studies conducted by DHS S&T's National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) have demonstrated that high temperature (≥ 130°F) is detrimental to virus stability in saliva on nonporous surfaces.
June is Great Outdoors Month, a time in which people are encouraged to explore all that nature has to offer, including our nation’s wildlife refuges or parks.
S&T develops research-based, mission-driven resources for decision makers and frontline workers to contribute to the nation’s comprehensive COVID-19 response efforts.
As the president’s September 2018 National Biodefense Strategy states, “Health security means taking care of the American people in the face of biological threats to our homeland and to our interests abroad.”
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released a statement in support of President Trump’s National Biodefense Strategy.
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the grand prize winner of its $300,000 Hidden Signal Challenge.