Chemical_weaponIn this special episode we follow up with Steve Bird to talk about what kinds of confirmatory tests are going on to determine if Sarin was used in Syria. This is a follow up to Episode 7 where we talked about the toxicology of organophosphates and nerve agents. Contributors include Matt Zuckerman and Steve Bird.

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2 Responses to Episode 16 Sarin in Syria

  1. Matt Z says:

    UN report confirming everything Steve Bird said is available at http://www.un.org/disarmament/content/slideshow/Secretary_General_Report_of_CW_Investigation.pdf It’s a fascinating example of a tox investigation into a tragic incident. Check it out.

  2. […] since the use of chemical weapons came to light. ToxTalks has put together a timely podcast titled Sarin in Syria to discuss the tests that the UN (and others) will be running to determine whether Sarin gas or […]

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