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- Chemical Engineer: A professional who works to convert basic raw materials into a variety of products, and deals with their design.
- 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.
- Chemical Agents: A chemical substance with toxic properties used as a weapon. Nerve gas and mustard gas are two examples.