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A nerve agent antidote that could be taken before an attack

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Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot

"Miles upon miles of rows of dirt-covered bunkers line the sides of Oregon’s I-82. The fields of camouflaged mounds dot the landscape in eerily perfect lines, but it's what these mounds once hid that's truly disturbing. Underneath these mounds are empty storage units that once housed everything from mustard gas to nerve agents like sarin.  The Oregon Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot (UMCD) was established in 1941, with the mission of storing everything from blankets to ammo during WWII…

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Sarin Chemical Warfare Nerve Agent

1988: Thousands die in Halabja gas attack Thousands of people are reported to have been killed and many others injured in a poison gas attack on a Kurdish city in northern Iraq. Up to 20 aircraft, said to include Iraqi Migs and Mirages, were seen overhead at around 1100 local time in Halabja. According to experts, the chemicals dropped by the planes may have included mustard gas, the nerve agents sarin, tabun and VX and possibly cyanide. The attack on Halabja, which is about 150 miles…


Chemical Warfare & Nerve Agents – Part I: The G Series | Compound Interest

Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents Pt 1


Why Is FEMA Requiring Ambulances Across America To Carry Anti- Nerve Agent Kits?

from The Independent

Death knell for nerve agent pesticides in move to save bees

Death knell for nerve agent pesticides in move to save bees - Nature - Environment - The Independent


Nerve Agents - Butterfly Collection by Precision Series

Precision Series Nerve Agents - Butterfly Collection, Green

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered that some compounds called polyoxoniobates can degrade and decontaminate nerve agents such as the deadly sarin gas, and have other characteristics that may make them ideal for protective suits, masks or other clothing.