“Lab on a glove” could help hunt for deadly nerve agents

"Lab on a glove" could help hunt for deadly nerve agents

First responders might literally have a new tool at their fingertips when searching for deadly nerve agents When a terrorist attack happens, every second counts in terms of response time. A new rubber glove developed by the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and CSIRO Manufacturing in Australia could not only help first-responders detect dangerous nerve agents like sarin and VX, but it could also help ensure a safe food supply. DNA is part of the chemical group known as organophosphates, but so are powerful insecticides used in farming and nerve agents used in chemical warfare and attacks. The […]

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