Compound Could Help Detect Chemical, Biological Weapons At Long Distances, Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University Study  
9/29/2008 7:49:39 AM

ScienceDaily (Sep. 28, 2008) — A light-transmitting compound that could one day be used in high-efficiency fiber optics and in sensors to detect biological and chemical weapons at long distance almost went undiscovered by scientists because its structure was too difficult to examine.