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chemical

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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit

You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Syria's chemical war (pictures)

With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?

11 Images By Sep. 1, 2013

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Sekisui Chemical claims cheap, long-range lithium battery tech

Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Shin-Etsu Chemical eyes 10X boost in smartphone battery life

Shin-Etsu Chemical plans to begin mass production, in three to four years, of material that would enable one-week battery life.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Litmus-like sensor could detect chemical weapons

The paper strips are designed to change from blue to pink within 30 seconds of exposure to even trace amounts of nerve gas.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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Symantec uncovers cyber espionage of chemical, defense firms

Attacks against about 50 firms featured e-mails with attachments containing a backdoor.

By Oct. 31, 2011

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Chemical suicide detection kit to help first responders

Chemical suicide, which involves mixing common household chemicals in enclosed spaces, can seriously injure first responders, even in spite of warnings the person committing suicide posts.

By Sep. 28, 2011

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Action film inspires low-cost test for chemical weapon attacks

A researcher says he got his idea to use a nerve-gas antidote to create an inexpensive litmus paper-like nerve-gas sensor after watching "The Rock."

By Mar. 15, 2012

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Defending against chemical, biological weapons

At the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Grounds facility in the Utah desert, researchers look for ways to protect soldiers against "bugs" that could easily kill or sideline them.

By Jul. 3, 2009

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How chemical warfare can save your marriage

The Better Marriage Blanket, using technology developed in chemical warfare, might just allow you to tolerate your spouse's nighttime flatulence.

By Apr. 30, 2010