Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons

Washington (UPI) Jul 17, 2017 Scientists are utilizing the International Space Station's microgravity in the search for improved antidotes for chemical agents like sarin and VX. "With increasing worldwide concern about the use of chemical weapons, there is significant interest in developing better counteragents," David A. Jett, director of the CounterACT program at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders an

Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons

The microgravity conditions of the International Space Station (ISS) may hold the key to improving our understanding of how to combat toxic nerve agents such as sarin and VX. That is the hope ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons, Mon 17 Jul 17 from Eurekalert

Space-Grown Crystals Could Counteract Toxic Nerve Poisons

Enzyme crystals growing in the microgravity of the International Space Station will help scientists develop improved antidotes for toxic nerve agents.

Sat 22 Jul 17 from SPACE.com

How experiments in space can lead to better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning

Chemical weapons such as sarin gas and VX nerve gas can have horrifying effects on the human body, but now, scientists are hoping to develop better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning by sending ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from FOXNews

How Experiments in Space Can Lead to Better Treatments for Nerve-Gas Poisoning

Scientists are hoping to develop better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning by sending their experiments into space. Here's how this helps.

Tue 18 Jul 17 from Livescience

Space station crystals to aid search for better antidotes for chemical agents

Scientists are utilizing the International Space Station's microgravity in the search for improved antidotes for chemical agents like sarin and VX.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from UPI

Space station crystals to aid search for better antidotes for chemical agents, Tue 18 Jul 17 from SpaceDaily

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