Blow flies can be used detect use of chemical weapons, other pollutants

Journal Reference: Sarah N. Dowling, Christine L. Skaggs, Charity G. Owings, Khadija Moctar, Christine J. Picard, Nicholas E. Manicke. Insects as Chemical Sensors: Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants and Hydrolysis Products in the Blow Fly Using LC-MS/MS. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022; 56 (6): 3535 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c07381 Despite widespread bans, chemical weapons have been … Read more

Analysis of DNA reveals weapons used by our immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Journal Reference: Ricardo C. H. del Rosario, Jeremie Poschmann, Carey Lim, Catherine Y. Cheng, Pavanish Kumar, Catherine Riou, Seow Theng Ong, Sherif Gerges, Hajira Shreen Hajan, Dilip Kumar, Mardiana Marzuki, Xiaohua Lu, Andrea Lee, Giovani Claresta Wijaya, Nirmala Arul Rayan, Zhong Zhuang, Elsa Du Bruyn, Cynthia Bin Eng Chee, Bernett Lee, Josephine Lum, Francesca Zolezzi, … Read more

US Navy Actively Deploying Laser Weapons In The Middle-East To Counter Hostile Drone Activity – CENTCOM Admiral

The US Navy is working on laser weapons in the Middle East to counteract a significant upsurge in Iran’s deployment and use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the region, top Central Command (CENTCOM) naval officer and US Fifth Fleet commander Vice Adm. Bradley Cooper said. “There is a growth in the missile defense force … Read more

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