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Growth in the sea comes down to a struggle for iron

...wer could be that iron sets off a kind of chemical warfare in the marine ecosystem, according to University o...o unlock it, says Wells. "It's basically chemical warfare by the bacteria in soils, trying to get the iron. They specifically target iron with these molecules...

Could microbes solve Russia's chemical weapons conundrum?

...a houses the world's largest stockpile of chemical warfare agents (CWAs). The country faces a race against time to dispose of the stockpile by 2007, in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). This disposal must be achieved in an ecologically-sound manner. Dr. Inna Ermakova and colleagues from...

Comprehensive biodefense text published

...ent of diagnostic tests for identifying biological warfare pathogens. Intended for researchers, physicians, and policy makers, Biological Weapons Defense: Infectious Disease and Counterbioterrorism offers a detailed look at the ongoing efforts to detect and identify these disease-causing agents, including pr...

TrueBlue Archive Will Store Raw Life Sciences Data for Proteomics and Drug Testing

...ent of diagnostic tests for identifying biological warfare pathogens. Intended for researchers, physicians, and policy makers, Biological Weapons Defense: Infectious Disease and Counterbioterrorism offers a detailed look at the ongoing efforts to detect and identify these disease-causing agents, including pr...

Green catalyst destroys pesticides and munitions toxins, finds Carnegie Mellon University

...hown promise in killing a simulant of a biological warfare agent (anthrax), reducing fuel pollutants, treating pulp and paper processing byproducts, and detoxifying pesticides. A major goal is to develop Fe-TAMLs as a safe, cost-effective means of global water decontamination. Collins and other members of ...

Aptamer-based Biosensor screens Air Force personnel and equipment

...el to rapidly determine the presence of biological warfare agents in a combat environment," said Dr. Richard Stotts, counterproliferation branch chief within the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate. "The device is compact, quickly identifies agents, can be used repeatedly and requ...

Hanging baskets of sex and death help fruit growers

...Normally Growers wishing to use this form of virus warfare have to spray almost every element of an orchard to ensure the moths come into contact with virus. This is wasteful both of time and resources. By this method the moth themselves spread the virus in a very targeted way to other moths and prevents los...

War on terror meets war on cancer

...rugs, explosives, counterfeit bills and biological warfare agents may have some new uses: detecting rapidly growing cancers and studying obesity and eating disorders. The method, known as "stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry," can determine where a substance was produced by "weighing" various forms or i...

Chemical warfare agent detection technology used to treat lung disease

...sed on the same technology used to detect chemical warfare agents and explosives is being employed by scientists at The University of Manchester to treat hospital patients with lung disease. Dr Paul Thomas and a team of researchers are using a sensor, commonly used to detect explosives at airports, to devel...

Scientists reveal how deadly toxin hijacks cells

...num neurotoxin A - a potential agent of biological warfare and one of the most lethal toxins known to man - is able to sneak into cells. The finding is crucial for the development of new treatments against botulism, a paralytic illness caused by the toxin more commonly known as botox. As small amounts of b...

Gene-specific Ebola therapies protect non-human primates from lethal disease

... health threat and a potential agent of biological warfare or terrorism. Currently there are no available vaccines or therapies. "One advantage of this strategy is that it directly targets the virus," said the paper's first author, Kelly L. Warfield. "With Ebola infection, the virus grows so fast that it ...

How can we protect patients with weakened immune systems from influenza?

...ndemic or the use of flu as a weapon of biological warfare -- put anti-flu measures into the category of biodefense. Under a biodefense program mandated by Congress, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, has awarded the grant to researchers...

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