Description:  This graphic shows a dimethyl methylphosphonate (DMMP) molecule connected to a carbon nanotube. The molecule simulates the toxic nerve agent sarin. When the toxin and nanotube are connected, the nanotube's electrical conductivity is reduced.
Source:  Naval Research Laboratory
Story:  Nanotubes detect nerve gas
TRN December 3/10, 2003
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Biotechnology; Applied Technology
Form:  Still

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