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Luminex to Develop Bioterror Sensor for Security Firm, Homeland Security

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Security contractor Smiths Detection has sub-contracted Luminex t help it develop a product for detecting bio-terrorism agents, Luminex said yesterday.
 
Smith Detection is working on the Low-Cost Biological Agent Detection System program for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency.
 
As Smiths Detection’s sub-contractor, Luminex will develop an early-warning "trigger" sensor to detect the presence of weaponized biological pathogens in air.
 
Financial details were not disclosed.

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