Latest White phosphorus Stories
A research team headed by Dr. Jonathan R. Nitschke at the University of Cambridge (UK) and Academy Professor Kari Rissanen at the University of JyvÃ¤skylÃ¤ (Finland) has made a breakthrough in rendering white phosphorus table to air, as reported in the latest issue of Science.
For centuries it has been known for its violent combustion upon contact with air â€“ but this week a Cambridge-led team of researchers reveals that it has tamed one of the most hazardous chemical substances.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday acknowledged using incendiary white-phosphorus munitions in a 2004 counterinsurgency offensive in the Iraqi city of Falluja, but defended their use as legal. Army Lt. Col. Barry Venable, a Pentagon spokesman, said the U.S.
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