Article - 1 Dec 2003
Researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory researchers have found that carbon nanotubes are sensitive to extremely small concentrations of chemical nerve agents. Posted November 21 2003
News - 22 Aug 2008
Electronic Sensor Technology (EST), a leading provider of innovative homeland security and environmental solutions, announces excellent results of real nerve agent testing in China. The experiment was...
Article - 21 Nov 2003
Prototype microsensor arrays connected to artificial neural networks can reliably identify trace amounts of toxic gases in seconds, well before concentration levels become lethal. Posted September 12...
News - 24 Sep 2009
A sensitive new Stanford-developed
disposable chip detects low concentrations of the explosive trinitrotoluene
(TNT) and a close chemical cousin of the dreaded toxic nerve agent sarin in...
News - 10 Jun 2008
Using carbon nanotubes, MIT chemical engineers have built the most sensitive electronic detector yet for sensing deadly gases such as the nerve agent sarin.The technology, which could also detect...
News - 11 Jul 2014
Nano for Security & Defense International Conference (NanoSD2014) will be held in Avila, Spain (September 23-26, 2014) – designated by UNESCO a World Heritage City in 1985. The conference will...
News - 20 May 2011
By Cameron Chai
An MIT research team has developed a sensor that can detect a single nanoparticle of an explosive like TNT. Michael Strano led the team of chemical engineers who applied a coating of...
News - 18 Sep 2009
Soman, Tabun, and Sarin (which has already been used in terrorist attacks)
are chemical weapons that attack the nervous system. When inhaled, these extremely
toxic organophosphates can lead to...
News - 19 Feb 2008
Developing a credit-card-sized gas chromatography platform
that can analyze volatile compounds within seconds is the next step for
Virginia Tech College of Engineering researcher Masoud Agah, who...
News - 11 Sep 2013
Whether it's the Ebola virus or Sarin and Ricin, a key to responding to chemical or biological attacks is having effective antidotes at the ready. To accelerate the development of new...