Blow flies can be used detect use of chemical weapons, other pollutants

Journal Reference: Sarah N. Dowling, Christine L. Skaggs, Charity G. Owings, Khadija Moctar, Christine J. Picard, Nicholas E. Manicke. Insects as Chemical Sensors: Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants and Hydrolysis Products in the Blow Fly Using LC-MS/MS. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022; 56 (6): 3535 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c07381 Despite widespread bans, chemical weapons have been … Read more

Boris Johnson says he fears Russia may use chemical weapons in Ukraine – Reuters News in France and abroad

Boris Johnson says he fears Russia may use chemical weapons

Boris Johnson has said he fears Vladimir Putin’s “cynical and barbaric” regime may resort to deploying chemical weapons in Ukraine. As Western allies fear Moscow could use the banned weapon – under the guise of a ‘false flag’ operation – the prime minister says Russia has a ‘false history ready to go’ with claims that … Read more

Russia used terrifying thermobaric weapons capable of ‘exploding’ enemy lungs during invasion of Ukraine, Defense Ministry says – Reuters News in France and abroad

Russia used terrifying thermobaric weapons capable of exploding enemy lungs

RUSSIA used terrifying thermobaric weapons during the invasion of Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Defense. The catastrophic weapons that can explode the lungs of enemy troops were reportedly seen heading towards Ukraine last month. Getty – Contributor Defense Ministry says Russia has deployed thermobaric weapons[/caption] Twitter / @UAWeapons The killer launcher is able to … Read more

Analysis of DNA reveals weapons used by our immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Journal Reference: Ricardo C. H. del Rosario, Jeremie Poschmann, Carey Lim, Catherine Y. Cheng, Pavanish Kumar, Catherine Riou, Seow Theng Ong, Sherif Gerges, Hajira Shreen Hajan, Dilip Kumar, Mardiana Marzuki, Xiaohua Lu, Andrea Lee, Giovani Claresta Wijaya, Nirmala Arul Rayan, Zhong Zhuang, Elsa Du Bruyn, Cynthia Bin Eng Chee, Bernett Lee, Josephine Lum, Francesca Zolezzi, … Read more

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