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Countervail’s advanced development contract with BARDA fully realized is valued at $24.9 million over a five year period.
Sarin, the chemical weapon purportedly used in Syria, is an organophosphorus based nerve agent.
Researchers may have found a way to protect us against otherwise deadly chemical attacks, such as the subway sarin incident in Tokyo that left thirteen people dead and thousands more injured or with temporary vision problems.
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.
Scientists are reporting development of a first-of-its-kind technology that could help law enforcement officials trace the residues from terrorist attacks involving nerve gas and other chemical agents back to the companies or other sources where the perpetrators obtained ingredients for the agent.
Terrorist attacks with chemical weapons are a real possibility, according to a study that appears in the online open access journal, published by SAGE.