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MIT researchers make new graphene discovery - CNN Style

Written by Nicola Davison, CNN<p>It has been 15 years since the discovery of graphene, an ultra-thin sheet of carbon that is thought to be the strongest material on the planet.<p>Although graphene is much stronger than steel, turning it into a useful material for architecture has so far proved tricky. …

4 children die when pesticide, water mix creates toxic gas

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four children died after someone at their home sprayed water on a previously applied pesticide, causing a reaction that produced toxic phosphine gas, officials in Amarillo, Texas, said.<p>At least five other people were hospitalized in Monday's incident.<p>Fire Capt. Larry Davis said a family …

EPA

Facts About Chlorine

What chlorine is<p>Chlorine is an element used in industry and found in some household products.<br>• Chlorine is sometimes in the form of a poisonous gas. …

UN blames Syria forces for third chemical attack

UN investigators say Syrian forces were behind a chemical weapons attack on civilians in Idlib province in March 2015.<p>An international inquiry has blamed Syrian government forces for a third chemical weapons attack, according to a confidential report to the United Nations Security Council.<p>The …

Syrian Government

What Is Chlorine Gas and How Did It Become a Weapon?

<i>This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>New claims that the Syrian government have dropped barrel bombs …

Syrian Government

Chlorine Gas

On the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 Fritz Haber, the talented chemist, offered his services to the German Army. He began experimenting …

Chlorine gas poisoning

Chlorine poisoning<p>Classification and external resources<p>Specialty<p>Emergency medicine<p>ICD-10<p>T59.4<p><b>Chlorine gas poisoning</b> is illness resulting from the …

CDC Sulfur Mustard (Mustard Gas) | Emergency Preparedness & Response

• Facts About Sulfur Mustard<br>Overview of sulfur mustard, including signs, symptoms, & treatment<br>• Case Definition: Vesicant (Mustards, Dimethyl Sulfate, …

Mustard agents

Introduction<p>Mustard agents are usually classified as "blistering agents" owing to the similarity of the wounds caused by these substances resembling …

Mustard Gas Attack

Mustard

How Mustard Gas Works

Incoming!<p>You jump to your feet at the slightest murmur of an attack. It's dark inside the bunker, and everywhere you look is blackness. Shells pound …

Mustard

Sulfur mustard

Names<p>Preferred IUPAC name<p>1-Chloro-2-[(2-chloroethyl)sulfanyl]ethane<p>Other names<p>Bis(2-chloroethyl) sulfide<br>HD<br>Iprit<br>Schwefel-LOST<br>Lost<br>Mustard …

Sarin

For other uses, see Sarin (disambiguation).<p>Not to be confused with serine, sarrin, or saran.<p>Names<p>Preferred IUPAC name<p>(<i>RS</i>)-Propan-2-yl …

Sarin Gas

█ JULI BERWALD<p>Sarin gas (O-Isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate), also called GB, is one of the most dangerous and toxic chemicals known. It belongs …

Facts About Sarin

What sarin is<p>Sarin is a human-made chemical warfare agent classified as a nerve agent. Nerve agents are the most toxic and rapidly acting of the …

How Sarin Gas Works

Nerve Agents

This is how sarin kills

By Max Fisher<p>The Syrian military controls a large stockpile of the chemical weapon sarin, and for the duration of the country's now two-year conflict, the world has been watching warily for that deadly agent's release. Last week, the Obama administration revealed it had intelligence suggesting that …

Chemical Weapons (Sarin Gas) - Periodic Table of Videos

How Sarin Gas Works

ISIS Has Used Chemical Weapons, Can Make Mustard And Chlorine Gas Ammunitions, CIA Director John Brennan Says

The Islamic State group has used chemical weapons and is capable of making smaller amounts of chlorine and mustard gas for ammunitions, CIA Director …

James Clapper

Homeland Security to release gas in NYC subway, claiming riders shouldn't worry

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing gas in the New York subway system several days this week – but officials say commuters have no reason to be alarmed.<p>DHS is releasing a harmless gas and particles in the underground stations from May 9-13 to study “behavior of airborne contaminants” …

WHY IT MATTERS: Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE : It's as if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not.<p>Clinton says climate change "threatens us all," while Trump tweets that global warming is "mythical" and repeatedly refers to it as a "hoax." Measurements and …

Syrian Government Blamed for Third Chemical Attack: Report

World<p>UNITED NATIONS — An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a report released late Friday.<p>In August, the team from the United Nations and the chemical weapons watchdog blamed President Bashar …

Middle East

Use of mustard gas in Syria conflict confirmed

Mustard gas was used during summer fighting in Syria but it was not clear by whom, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday, while jihadists seized a key town from regime forces.<p>The deadly gas was used in the flashpoint town of Marea in the northern province of Aleppo on August 21, a …

Nearly 1,000 People Treated for Exposure to Toxic Gas Near Mosul: Hospital

World<p>QAYYARA, Iraq — Nearly 1,000 people have been treated for breathing problems linked to toxic gases from a sulfur plant which ISIS militants are suspected to have set on fire near the city of Mosul, hospital sources said Saturday.<p>No deaths were reported in connection with the incident, said the …

Mosul

Bringing life to the Red Planet - Obama plans to send astronauts to Mars by the 2030s

In a CNN essay, the US President has vowed to send people to Mars in 14 years by partnering with private industry. Companies are reportedly working …

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