nerve agents

Independent Experts Say Russian Spy And Daughter Poisoned By Nerve Agent Novichok

Independent Experts Say Russian Spy And Daughter Poisoned By Nerve Agent Novichok

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), an international watchdog group, has confirmed that Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned using a military-grade nerve agent called Novichok. The findings come as Russian officials continue to deny that Russia had anything to do with the poisoning of…

Space-Grown Crystals Could Help Us Counteract Deadly Nerve Agents

Space-Grown Crystals Could Help Us Counteract Deadly Nerve Agents

The International Space Station (ISS) might be the perfect laboratory for developing antidotes to gases used in chemical warfare. Nerve agents such as sarin and VX are incredibly toxic, and yet, one way to combat them could come from crystals grown in microgravity.