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

20:00 EDT 16 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) 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 of Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) project that is part of an initiative at the National Institutes of Health aimed at developing improved antidotes for chemical agents.

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