WATE-TV: ORNL and UT researchers work to protect people from deadly chemical gases

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WATE_Logo_YellowBackWATE-TV Anchor Lori Tucker spoke with Jeremy Smith, Governor’s Chair for Molecular Biophysics and director of the UT/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Center for Molecular Biophysics, about ongoing research to engineer enzymes to chemically transform sarin into harmless molecules. The end result could be A prophylactic treatment¬† to be taken before an attack, rendering the chemical weapons useless. To view the story, visit WATE-TV’s website.

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