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chemical nerve agent
2015-03-18 12:35:35

Armies have used modern chemical agents in battle since World War I and these weapons’ effects on the human body are so heinous – their use in conflict was banned internationally in 1925 by the Geneva Protocol. However, despite nearly 140 nations ratifying the Geneva Protocol, they are still sporadically used in some conflicts – notably by Saddam Hussein in Iraq in the early '90s and in the on-going conflict in Syria.

chemical weapons
2015-01-28 14:59:52

In a world that faces a steady stream of terror threats from the likes of Al Qaeda, ISIS/ISIL and other radical extremists, the possibility of an attack that utilizes an undetectable chemical warfare agent has been a grave concern – until now.

2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University

2014-06-09 12:23:15

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S.

Gulf War Illness Likely Caused By Toxins - RAC Findings
2014-04-29 05:09:26

A new report from a Congressionally-mandated panel of scientific experts and veterans has found that Gulf War illness is most likely the result of exposure to toxins. The panel added research surrounding treatment of the condition has been advancing at an “encouraging” rate.

2013-06-11 23:00:52

Therapure Biopharma Inc., a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of biotherapeutics, is pleased to announce the company will participate as a subcontractor for DynPort Vaccine

2012-03-14 21:28:46

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions" podcast series describes the development of a new test that could help track down and prosecute terrorists.

2011-09-19 18:45:33

Gulf War Illness (GWI)—the chronic health condition that affects about one in four military veterans of the 1991 Gulf War—appears to be the result of several factors, which differed in importance depending upon the locations where veterans served during the war.

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2010-11-24 08:11:52

The brain is forever chattering to itself, via electrical impulses sent along its hard-wired neuronal "Ethernet".


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