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Manufacturers of Gas Detector Tubes and Fumigation Analysers - International Environmental Technology

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:59

Manufacturers of Gas Detector Tubes and Fumigation Analysers
International Environmental Technology
Uniphos Envirotronic Pvt Ltd is one of the world's leading manufacturers of Gas Detector Tubes and fumigation analysers, based in Gujarat, India. In close cooperation with 7Solutions BV, based near Rotterdam in The Netherlands, Uniphos is able to offer ...

[NSFW] The Historical Accuracy of Slayer's 'Angel of Death' - Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:06

Ultimate-Guitar.Com

[NSFW] The Historical Accuracy of Slayer's 'Angel of Death'
Ultimate-Guitar.Com
The gas for the gas chambers was Zyklon B, a pest-poison which was chosen after experiments showing that this gas killed a human the fastest. The speed of the killing was not a factor because the Nazis wanted to ease the pain of the victims, it was a ...

Libya chemical weapons plant to make medicine - Independent Online

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 05:12

Libya chemical weapons plant to make medicine
Independent Online
OPCW signatories have 90 days to raise objections, but usually follow the council's recommendations. Inspectors from the arms control body earlier this year verified Libya's declared stockpile of chemical weapons, including 23 tonnes of deadly mustard gas.

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Sisterhood, glamour, war, crime: The Mitford Murders has it all - Starts at 60

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 04:15

Starts at 60

Sisterhood, glamour, war, crime: The Mitford Murders has it all
Starts at 60
Mustard gas attacks, military field hospitals, brutalised, dying men and shell shock. Men also shunned for being unfit to serve their country and men who kill themselves rather than serve it. The wealthy and entitled London scene is reeling after the ...

Emergent BioSolutions launches chemical warfare decontamination lotion to civilian market - Homeland Preparedness News

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:35

Homeland Preparedness News

Emergent BioSolutions launches chemical warfare decontamination lotion to civilian market
Homeland Preparedness News
Kirk explained that RSDL is FDA-approved and regulated to decontaminate against seven specific CWAs: soman, cyclohexyl sarin, sarin, tabun, VR, VX, and mustard gas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention categorize all seven as nerve agents, ...

Is the World Ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum Among Iraqi Kurds Has Middle East on Edge - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:49

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Is the World Ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum Among Iraqi Kurds Has Middle East on Edge
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Among those who perished were 5,000 civilians who died horrible deaths after Iraqi forces dropped mustard gas and the nerve agent sarin on the town of Halabja. Only three years later, Kurds were driven out of Iraq en masse into Turkey when they rose up ...

Producing cures, Emergent BioSolutions works to protect people around the world - ABC2 News

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 13:35

ABC2 News

Producing cures, Emergent BioSolutions works to protect people around the world
ABC2 News
The damage, however can be catastrophic. Emergent BioSolutions creates remedies for diseases like cancer and ebola, chemical attacks like anthrax, as well as those against our troops, like mustard gas. Emergent Biosolutions' South Baltimore facility.

Upgraded cafeteria's return feeds appetite for politics at state Capitol - Arkansas Online

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:06

Arkansas Online

Upgraded cafeteria's return feeds appetite for politics at state Capitol
Arkansas Online
Mike Beebe's staff. Howard was one of the SNCC volunteers who'd come down here and he had been burned by mustard gas thrown by one of the counterprotesters." Eventually, a court action held that black patrons could not be excluded under the pretense ...

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Is the world ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum among Iraqi Kurds has Middle East on edge - Salon

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:04

Is the world ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum among Iraqi Kurds has Middle East on edge
Salon
Among those who perished were 5,000 civilians who died horrible deaths after Iraqi forces dropped mustard gas and the nerve agent sarin on the town of Halabja. Only three years later, Kurds were driven out of Iraq en masse into Turkey when they rose up ...

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National Exercise Program Fast Facts - KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous ... - KTVQ Billings News

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:01

National Exercise Program Fast Facts - KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous ...
KTVQ Billings News
Here's a look at what you need to know about the National Exercise Program, the US system for emergency preparation drills. These exercises are mandated by ...

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Syrian Government Denies UN Chemical Attack Report - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:19

U.S. News & World Report

Syrian Government Denies UN Chemical Attack Report
U.S. News & World Report
... of any chemical is banned under the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention. A series of U.N.-OPCW investigations found that various parties in the war have used chlorine, sulfur mustard gas and sarin. (Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Alison Williams).

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Syrian government denies UN chemical attack report - Reuters

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:11

Reuters

Syrian government denies UN chemical attack report
Reuters
Damascus sent the United Nations a letter “asserting that Syria has not and will not use toxic gases against its people because it does not have them in the first place”, state news agency SANA said. U.N. war crimes investigators said this week that ...

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OPCW's Director-General highlights organization successes at Conference on Disarmament - Homeland Preparedness News

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:34

Homeland Preparedness News

OPCW's Director-General highlights organization successes at Conference on Disarmament
Homeland Preparedness News
The Director-General also warned against a “misplaced sense of contentment”, noting the recent use of toxic chemical weapons such as sarin and sulfur mustard gas in the Syrian Arab Republic. At the conclusion of his speech, Üzümcü met with Michael ...

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I don't want a pet dog or cat, or snake, lizard, rat or spider - The Advertiser

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:10

The Advertiser

I don't want a pet dog or cat, or snake, lizard, rat or spider
The Advertiser
Guests were constantly reeling back, eyes smarting, lungs scrambling for oxygen, great-grandfathers suddenly reliving the mustard gas attacks they endured in the trenches … When I finally told my beau that it was either me or the dog, he only took a ...

A Review of Chemical Warfare Agents and Treatment Options - JEMS.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 20:19

A Review of Chemical Warfare Agents and Treatment Options
JEMS.com
Lung damage from mustard gas exposure also results in both acute and chronic lung injury; however, long-term, lung-associated sequelae of mustard gas exposure are severe and debilitating. In the acute phase, lung injury from mustard gas includes ...

CWRU's Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand ... - Newswise (press release)

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 19:55

CWRU's Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand ...
Newswise (press release)
Kurt Lu, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has received a five year, $3.9 million grant from the ...

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7 sickened while working at WWI munitions site, cleanup halted - WTOP

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:02

WTOP

7 sickened while working at WWI munitions site, cleanup halted
WTOP
As WTOP reported in May, an unexpected finding of black soil laced with mustard caused a pause in the project. The Army Corps had hoped to finish excavation this summer, with the goal of restoring the property to its current owner, American University.

Octogenarian ex-wrestler kills fellow patient - Independent Online

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:28

Octogenarian ex-wrestler kills fellow patient
Independent Online
Helmut Gutmann fled Nazi Germany in 1936, became a US citizen and joined the Army, where he worked to try to develop an antidote for mustard gas, among other projects, according to his family. He spent 40 years as a cancer researcher at a veterans ...

ISIS Calls for Jihadists to Poison Western Food With Cyanide - TRUNEWS

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 13:26

ISIS Calls for Jihadists to Poison Western Food With Cyanide
TRUNEWS
"During the Second World War, the Nazis conducted thousands of deadly experiments with mustard gas on prisoners at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, near Berlin.” Following the The Times report, U.S. and British officials feared the same method could ...

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Repurposing Zika - Science Magazine (blog)

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:39

Repurposing Zika
Science Magazine (blog)
That's why chemotherapy started off with the study of people who had been exposed to mustard gas (during the Bari bombing raid), where it was noticed that systemic exposure to such brutally reactive compounds killed off fast-dividing cells before (just ...

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