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

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:03

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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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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 ...

Russia attacks 'biased' chemical arms watchdog over Syria - Yahoo Singapore News

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:31

Yahoo Singapore News

Russia attacks 'biased' chemical arms watchdog over Syria
Yahoo Singapore News
The JIM, set up two years ago, has also concluded that Syrian regime forces were behind two chlorine gas attacks in 2014 and 2015, while the so-called Islamic State jihadist group used mustard gas in 2015. The debate at the OPCW headquarters comes as ...

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Veterans were 'Guinea pigs' in Army's chemical experiments. Now they need answers. - News & Observer

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:20

News & Observer

Veterans were 'Guinea pigs' in Army's chemical experiments. Now they need answers.
News & Observer
The plaintiffs uncovered documents indicating that veterans were exposed to mustard gas, Sarin, phosgene gas, Thorazine, LSD, amphetamines, barbiturates and other substances at sometimes 10 or more times known tolerances. The purpose of the tests ...

US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban - Peoria Journal Star

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 21:38

Peoria Journal Star

US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban
Peoria Journal Star
The team also accused the Islamic State extremist group of using mustard gas in 2015 and again in September 2016 in Um Hosh in Aleppo. Russia, Syria's staunch ally, recently vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have extended ...

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The Breakthrough: Used as 'Guinea Pigs' by the US Military, Then Discarded - MedPage Today

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 21:33

The Breakthrough: Used as 'Guinea Pigs' by the US Military, Then Discarded
MedPage Today
But that was the reality of tens of thousands of military men in the 1940s, who were poisoned with mustard gas by the U.S. government to see how their bodies would react. It took decades to bring to light the vast scope of the experiments, and it ...

US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban | Fox News - Fox News

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 17:10

Fox News

US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban | Fox News
Fox News
The United States warned Monday that efforts to uphold the global ban on the production and use of chemical weapons are at a critical juncture in the wake of their use during Syria's civil war.

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US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban - News & Observer

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 17:10

News & Observer

US: Syria poses threat to global chemical weapons ban
News & Observer
The team also accused the Islamic State extremist group of using mustard gas in 2015 and again in September 2016 in Um Hosh in Aleppo. Russia, Syria's staunch ally, recently vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have extended ...

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