START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

The Nerve of This Gas


Science & Tech  (tags: research, organophosphates, chemical_weapon, pesticide, nervous_system, gas_masks, warfare )

Jenny
- 2918 days ago - whyfiles.org
Nerves, the "perfect" target. Soon after the first organophosphate compound was invented at the German firm IG Farben, 1934, it was recognized it could be used as a pesticide or a chemical weapon-killing insects or people by jamming the nervous system.



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Science & Tech





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.