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Nanotube Fabric Repels Chemical And Biological Agents

Nanotube Fabric Repels Chemical And Biological Agents

“Second skin” aims to protect first responders.

Nanotube Fabric Repels Chemical and Biological Agents

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 19:30

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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.

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