Washington, August 9 ( ANI ): Scientists have developed proteins that are up to 15,000 times more effective than their natural counterpart in destroying chemical warfare agents -a breakthrough that could be used in masks to protect soldiers and others against nerve gas.
What does CWA stand for?
CWA stands for Chemical Warfare Agents
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- Military and Government
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We have 210 other meanings of CWA in our Acronym Attic
- Caution Warning Advisory
- CEN Workshop Agreement (European pre-normative document)
- Center for Water Advocacy (non-profit law firm; various locations)
- Center Weather Advisory
- Central Water Authority (environment-trade)
- Certified Wellness Ambassador (Royal College of Alternative Medicine, Dublin, Ireland)
- Championship Wrestling Association
- Charles Wright Academy (Tacoma, WA)
- Charlotte Woodworkers Association (North Carolina, USA)
- Chartered Wealth Advisor
- Child Welfare Administration (New York)
- Child Workers in Asia (est. 1985)
- Children with Autism (various locations)
- Christian World Adoption (Charleston, SC)
- Cimbalom World Association (Budapest, Hungary)
- Civil Works Administration
- Clean Water Act (33 USC)
- Clean Water Action
- Clean Work Area (NASA)
- Climbing Wall Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
Steven Mitchell, from DSTL's headquarters at Porton Down in Wiltshire, said the next generation of coatings could be engineered to absorb chemical warfare agents.
95 Hardcover RA648 Edited by Romano (senior principal life scientist, Science Applications International Corporation), Lukey (commander of the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense), and Salem (chef scientist for life sciences, US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center), this volume discusses methods and products for preventing, diagnosing, and treating the acute and chronic effects of exposure to toxic chemical warfare agents, focusing on key developments in the field since 2001.
Researchers at NIST have developed microsensors that detect nmol/mol quantities of chemical warfare agents (CWAs), including sarin (GB), tabun (GA) and sulfur mustard (HD).
What they've found may someday result in a commercial product that could remove hydrocarbons and other stubborn hazardous compounds such as chemical warfare agents, explosives, and insecticides from solid materials.
If they use chemical warfare agents such as satin or VX, the death toll could be in the tens of thousands.
He believes "probably both" chemical warfare agents and experimental drugs are responsible for his illness.