CRJ Winter 2014, Volume 10, Issue 2
The winter edition of the CRJ has now gone to press. Take a look at the articles that are being published in this issue.
R&D: How genetic code passwords could contribute to the defence against cyberattacks
Protecting sensitive information online is extremely important, and passwords based on the individual genetic code can match higher encryptions and would be very hard if not quasi impossible to crack
R&D: Wireless electronic implants can fight and eliminate infections then dissolve safely
Researchers at Tufts University and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana have invented wireless electronic implants that can fight and eliminate infections then dissolve safely
News: Ban Ki-Moon: 'We can decide to end the age-old ills of extreme poverty and hunger
Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, shared his opinions on what is at stake, ahead of the plenary session ‘Tackling Climate Development and Growth’ at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos
Blog: Cyber response and protection: Some thoughts on recent hacks
Dr Dave Sloggett explores the wider implications of the alleged cyber-attack on the Sony Film Studios in Hollywood
Blog: The world's water issue - An African analysis
Water kills millions of people every year, says Paul Giraud, in the first of CRJ’s NextGen commentaries
News: Report says remote warfare tactics used by Western states are "coming back to haunt them"
A briefing finds that remote warfare tactics – the use of special forces, drones, private military and security companies and cyber warfare, are problematic and ineffective
R&D: Robotic snake could help in hazardous disaster zones
A robotic snake arm developed for use in hazardous areas could be a valuable tool for first responders in disaster zones
Extrication blog: Managing risk
Ian Dunbar, Rescue Consultant with Holmatro and Member of CRJ's Editorial Advisory Panel, shares his thoughts on managing risk in an extrication context
News: International conflict tops list of global risks in 2015, says World Economic Forum
The biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next 10 years comes from the risk of international conflict, according to the 10th edition of the Global Risks report, which is published today
R&D: Federally funded suit designed to improve protection of Ebola caregivers
A Johns Hopkins and Jhpiego team has created a prototype of an advanced protective suit for healthcare workers who treat Ebola patients
R&D: How wearable technology could help in disasters
Wearable devices, integrated with apps developed by healthcare providers, can ensure people are treated promptly and efficiently in a crisis event
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