Nanotube Fabric Repels Chemical And Biological Agents

“Second skin” aims to protect first responders.
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  1. Chemical Engineer:  A professional who works to convert basic raw materials into a variety of products, and deals with their design.
  2. Biological Agents:  Any of various bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi or other organisms that can be used as weapons.  More than 1,200 different kinds of bio-agents, or biological threat agents are known.
  3. Chemical Agents:  A chemical substance with toxic properties used as a weapon.  Nerve gas and mustard gas are two examples.