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Soylent CEO steps down, new leader named for controversial meal-replacement startup - The Mercury News

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:00

The Mercury News

Soylent CEO steps down, new leader named for controversial meal-replacement startup
The Mercury News
... degree in communications and journalism, includes many years with food and beverage companies, including Mars and Pabst Brewing Company. At Soylent, one of Crowley's tasks will no doubt be repairing Soylent's reputation, after reports that its food ...

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Event review: Keep Calm And Carry On, by Parabolic Theatre - The Croydon Citizen

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:00

The Croydon Citizen

Event review: Keep Calm And Carry On, by Parabolic Theatre
The Croydon Citizen
Use mustard gas? Evacuate the capital? If anything, they were even more delighted. One son immediately stood for prime minister and made a confident speech to the house, revealing himself to be a hawkish hardliner willing to take some pretty brutal ...

A good fight: Cancer 'like a moss' and a young Lafayette girl's journey through it - Boulder Daily Camera

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:55

A good fight: Cancer 'like a moss' and a young Lafayette girl's journey through it
Boulder Daily Camera
Developed from mustard gas during World War II, chemotherapy is still the dominant form of cancer treatment. Chemo works by killing cells; because cancer cells replicate faster, they are more vulnerable to the drugs. The destruction of normal cells ...

Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Infosurhoy

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:06

Infosurhoy

Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier
Infosurhoy
The researchers pointed out that studying how metal oxides interact with small organophosphates could be relevant beyond the gas masks used by the military and emergency responders. The work they are doing could have applications in sensing ...

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Aerojet ordered to conduct contamination study - Chino Champion

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:12

Aerojet ordered to conduct contamination study
Chino Champion
In the 1960s and 1970s, Aerojet conducted research and development of munitions involving chemicals related to mustard gas as well as organic compounds originally developed as nerve gas. Robert Romero, hazardous substances engineer for the DTSC, said ...

Congress probes new office within DHS to counter diverse threat of weapons of mass destruction - Homeland Preparedness News

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:59

Congress probes new office within DHS to counter diverse threat of weapons of mass destruction
Homeland Preparedness News
Donovan mentioned several chemical attacks that indicated an increased level of concern, including reports of ISIS using mustard gas in Syria as well as the use of Sarin and chlorine gas by the Syrian government. He also cited a plot to release ...

Christopher Cantwell Released on Bond - NBC29 WVIR ... - NBC 29 News

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:02

NBC 29 News

Christopher Cantwell Released on Bond - NBC29 WVIR ...
NBC 29 News
A New Hampshire man charged in connection to the Tiki torch-lit rally is no longer behind bars. Christopher C. Cantwell is out on a $25000 bond with home-electric monitoring.

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Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:13

Phys.Org

Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Phys.org
Phys.Org
In research that could lead to better gas mask filters, scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been putting the X-ray spotlight on composite materials in respirators ...

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IUN conference honors 70th anniversary of Nuremberg doctors' trials of late 1940s - nwitimes.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:03

nwitimes.com

IUN conference honors 70th anniversary of Nuremberg doctors' trials of late 1940s
nwitimes.com
Scientists also carried out experiments in freezing, contagious disease exposure and mustard gas exposure. “There have been more genocides since the Holocaust in Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, Bosnia and Rohingya,” Gurevitz said. “What can we do? We can ...

Studying Gas Mask Filters So People Can Breathe Easier - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:12

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Studying Gas Mask Filters So People Can Breathe Easier
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Current gas mask filters do counter current threats, but there are large gaps in knowledge about how they do so at the molecular level, the researchers said. The question comes up because many of the filters were developed to handle a wide range of ...

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Report shows former military installation 15 miles from Houston contaminated by hazardous waste - Rare.us

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:42

Rare.us

Report shows former military installation 15 miles from Houston contaminated by hazardous waste
Rare.us
Mustard gas is associated with a variety of neurological disorders,” Bay Scoggin, director of the Texas Public Interest Research Group, said in an interview. The San Jacinto Ordnance Depot was also used as a demolitions facility, which means there may ...

The Man in the Doomsday Commercials Can Help You in Case of an Emergency. At Least That's the Hope - Government Technology

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 23:48

Government Technology

The Man in the Doomsday Commercials Can Help You in Case of an Emergency. At Least That's the Hope
Government Technology
The Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond is home to chemical weapons such as mustard gas and sarin. As a result, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Garrard, Jackson, Jessamine, Laurel, Madison, Powell and Rockcastle counties are included in CSEPP. Although Williams ...

A day that will live in infamy - The Beacon

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 21:04

The Beacon

A day that will live in infamy
The Beacon
While the bombing didn't directly impact Davis and her family, a curfew immediately went into effect. Windows were blacked out and everyone was issued a gas mask to guard against mustard gas. Residents had to carry identity cards that listed their ...

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WEED SHOW: Concept brings dried plants back into art - Indiana Gazette

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 08:13

Indiana Gazette

WEED SHOW: Concept brings dried plants back into art
Indiana Gazette
Pasadena physician Dr. James B. Luckie treated fathers, sons and brothers for mustard gas after the war and insisted they all move to the therapeutic climate. In lieu of the flowers shows they were used to, the former society women were inspired by an ...

ProPublica: One Of Texas' Most-Contaminated Former Military Installations Borders Houston Ship Channel - Houston Public Media

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:40

Houston Public Media

ProPublica: One Of Texas' Most-Contaminated Former Military Installations Borders Houston Ship Channel
Houston Public Media
“The DoD has declared it a site that has chemical weapons, so we know it has mustard gas at the very least,” said Bay Scoggin, director of the Texas Public Interest Research Group. “And that's enough of a problem right there obviously. Mustard gas is ...

Kim Jong-nam's possession of atropine, and what it means - Asia Times

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 02:48

Asia Times

Kim Jong-nam's possession of atropine, and what it means
Asia Times
It was used by Saddam Hussein on the Kurdish village of Halabja in the battle of the al-Faw peninsula (where atropine was also used by the Iraqi side as an antidote), along with other chemicals including blistering agents (variants of mustard gas ...

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Army chemical testing of soldiers: Veterans want answers | News ... - News & Observer

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 23:32

News & Observer

Army chemical testing of soldiers: Veterans want answers | News ...
News & Observer
A North Carolina man who was used in Army toxin tests in the 1960s thinks the government will defy a court orders to tell thousands of veterans what they were exposed to and to provide medical care to those who need it.

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Three TONNES of soil removed from woods after mustard gas find - LincolnshireLive

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:44

LincolnshireLive

Three TONNES of soil removed from woods after mustard gas find
LincolnshireLive
Three tonnes of soil has been removed from woods in Woodhall Spa after mustard gas cannisters were discovered in October. An area of Roughton Moor woods in Woodhall Spa has now been searched and surveyed after more than 150 canisters of the ...

Bee Cave resident will cover service animal costs for veterans - Austin American-Statesman

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 06:01

Austin American-Statesman

Bee Cave resident will cover service animal costs for veterans
Austin American-Statesman
Bodolosky served as a medic during Desert Shield in Saudi Arabia and then served in Desert Storm in Iraq, also caring for civilians suffering from mustard gas attacks. Bodolosky has never had a service animal, but he's had pets, and he managed his wife ...

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