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Discovery could speed clinical translation of stem cell therapies - Medical Xpress

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:37

Medical Xpress

Discovery could speed clinical translation of stem cell therapies
Medical Xpress
EB affects thousands of people across the United States and worldwide, and is characterized by chronic skin wounds similar in property to thermal burns, and indistinguishable from burns induced by chemical agents such as mustard gas. "There are no ...

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Email Letters: February 21, 2018 - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:47

Email Letters: February 21, 2018
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Whether it is burning witches at the stake in Salem or sending Jews to gas chambers in Auschwitz or beheading Christians in Libya or driving trucks over pedestrians in France, or poisoning thousands with mustard gas in Europe or suicide bombers in the ...

McCaskill says VA has reversed itself and paid claims to 17 WW II vets exposed to mustard gas - STLtoday.com

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:45

STLtoday.com

McCaskill says VA has reversed itself and paid claims to 17 WW II vets exposed to mustard gas
STLtoday.com
... these veterans the recognition and justice they deserve.” McCaskill said the military has acknowledged that about 60,000 veterans were exposed to some kind of chemical warfare experiments during World War II, with about 4,000 receiving high levels ...

A St. Louis hospital opened in France during World War I - STLtoday.com

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:00

STLtoday.com

A St. Louis hospital opened in France during World War I
STLtoday.com
The medical staff treated soldiers' burns and breathing issues caused by mustard gas and other airborne agents. “It made every one of us feel that we wanted to ... get a gun and go out and fight,” Dr. Walter Fischel wrote in a journal about the ...

Ethiopia: The February 19 (Yekatit 12) Massacre Its Lessons in ... - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:03

Ethiopia: The February 19 (Yekatit 12) Massacre Its Lessons in ...
AllAfrica.com
Analysis - Italy's military and political humiliation at the Battle of Adwa in 1896 by Ethiopian peasant forces was a spiritual wound in the long list of grudges that underpinned its renewed desire for revenge on the world's stage. This time, it made ...

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ABQ lab under fire for animal abuse - Albuquerque Journal

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:07

Albuquerque Journal

ABQ lab under fire for animal abuse
Albuquerque Journal
LRRI has a Center for Countermeasures Against Chemical Threat, which has worked on ways to prevent and treat mustard gas exposure. • The companies, which have 480 employees in Albuquerque, did about $70 million worth of work as of 2016. About 80 ...

Six miles can be the difference between life and death for Syria's ... - 41 NBC News

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 18:54

41 NBC News

Six miles can be the difference between life and death for Syria's ...
41 NBC News
BRUSSELS — In Syria's bomb-tilled earth, six miles can mean the difference between life and death. Patients in besieged Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, are trapped so vital medical care often lies inaccessible just across the front line ringing the ...

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The tale of the Margate vicar responsible for the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior - The Isle of Thanet News

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:56

The Isle of Thanet News

The tale of the Margate vicar responsible for the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior
The Isle of Thanet News
Margate's role in TS Eliot's The Wasteland poem – reflecting on the fractured world in the aftermath of the First World War – is well-known and currently being explored through some 30 exhibitions and events in the town. But a lesser known piece of ...

Russian hand seen behind increased bombing of Syrian hospitals ... - NBCNews.com

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 09:55

Russian hand seen behind increased bombing of Syrian hospitals ...
NBCNews.com
Doctors with the Syrian American Medical Society report a sharp rise in the number of hospital attacks since the start of the year.

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Catastrophe for Irish troops as Germans mount Spring Offensive - Independent.ie

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 02:35

Independent.ie

Catastrophe for Irish troops as Germans mount Spring Offensive
Independent.ie
The sea of mud, strewn with corpses, was shrouded in clouds of phosgene and mustard gas. By the time the 16th Division, which was largely composed of Irish soldiers, was relieved in early April, there were over 7,000 killed, injured or missing. The ...

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Who is the Black Panther? - The Voice Online

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:00

The Voice Online

Who is the Black Panther?
The Voice Online
Fast forward to the reign of Haile Selassie I, the next King of Kings, who enjoyed a spectacular 1930 coronation ceremony attended by a swathe of the world's most prominent statesmen (including Duke of York, Prince Ber- tie, the future George VI) but ...

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A Lab of One's Own: the forgotten female scientists who shed stereotypes about women's abilities - New Statesman

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:41

New Statesman

A Lab of One's Own: the forgotten female scientists who shed stereotypes about women's abilities
New Statesman
Martha Whiteley, for example, who did pioneering work on mustard gas and wounded her arm when she tested it on herself. And the chemist Dorothea Hoffert, who researched varnish and food before having to give up work when she got married. The personal ...

Bomb squad called as World War One explosive is discovered and detonated in Livingstone Road, Wrose, Bradford - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 04:28

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bomb squad called as World War One explosive is discovered and detonated in Livingstone Road, Wrose, Bradford
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
BOMB disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on an unexploded bomb found near a Bradford street. The shell was thought to be a World War One bomb and had been found in Livingstone Road, Wrose, at around 1.45pm today. Xrays were carried ...

Bomb squad called as World War One explosive is discovered and detonated in Livingstone Road, Wrose, Bradford - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:19

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bomb squad called as World War One explosive is discovered and detonated in Livingstone Road, Wrose, Bradford
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
BOMB disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on an unexploded bomb found near a Bradford street. The shell was thought to be a World War One bomb and had been found in Livingstone Road, Wrose, at around 1.45pm today. Xrays were carried ...

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Video: Royal Navy Divers Blow Up WWII Bomb - The Maritime Executive

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:38

The Maritime Executive

Video: Royal Navy Divers Blow Up WWII Bomb
The Maritime Executive
On Wednesday, an EOD team with the Royal Navy's Southern Diving Unit 2 detonated an 1,100-pound Second World War bomb in the River Thames. The vintage unexploded ordnance was found on Sunday during construction work near London City Airport. The ...

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Love is one long sweet dream, and marriage is the alarm clock - Mulletwrapper

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:28

Love is one long sweet dream, and marriage is the alarm clock
Mulletwrapper
The soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran. – A backward poet writes inverse. – In democracy, it's your vote that counts. In feudalism, it's your count that votes. – When cannibals ate a missionary, they got a taste ...

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Centenary of the Great War - Newcastle Herald

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:48

Newcastle Herald

Centenary of the Great War
Newcastle Herald
This will be my third Christmas on active service; first one on Lemnos, second one in a mud-hole in France, and this last in England. I believe I could get home now if I tried, but honestly, don't you think it only decent when other families are making ...

Bob Dyer: After 80 years, a sister - Akron Beacon Journal

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 01:01

Akron Beacon Journal

Bob Dyer: After 80 years, a sister
Akron Beacon Journal
I was very careful after that.” Her adoptive father worked for the AC&Y Railroad. He served in World War I, was in contact with mustard gas and died at the age of 39. When he began to have health problems, they moved to Arizona for a while, then ...

NOTES FROM BOOMERANG CREEK: Sargent war painting coming to Kansas City - Columbia Daily Tribune

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 23:01

NOTES FROM BOOMERANG CREEK: Sargent war painting coming to Kansas City
Columbia Daily Tribune
His heroic scale oil entitled “Gassed” depicts the aftermath of a mustard gas attack he witnessed in August 1918 near Arras, France. In this haunting composition (8-feet-by-20 feet), nine wounded British soldiers in groups of three are being led in a ...

In 1918 We Faced the Flu Pandemic. Today, We're Still Fighting the War. - Futurism

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 16:03

Futurism

In 1918 We Faced the Flu Pandemic. Today, We're Still Fighting the War.
Futurism
You may have learned about World War I in history class, or even from your relatives. As a member of the Allied Forces, the United States defeated the Central Powers — a victory touted by history books, movies, and novels. The second war, however, had ...

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