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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
...underwater fishing location and a scuba diving wet suit
tainted with toxins. Among early attempts devised by the CIA to discredit Castro was a plan to place chemical powders on his boots that would cause his beard to fall out when he was in New York to speak at the United Nations in 1960. When that fa...
An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor
...or wearing. Imagine wearing a smart T-shirt or a suit
embedded with tiny electronics that can monitor your heart or respiratory function wirelessly. When dirty, you take it off and throw it in the wash or have it dry-cleaned. And theres no need to worry about your heart skipping a beat while your garm...
Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test
...aring. The Nigerian federal government filed its suit
on June 4 in Abuja for almost seven billion dollar...o is asking for 2.5 billion dollars. The federal suit
comes up on July 20 while that of Kano government has been fixed for October 3....
Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario
...eptible to cherry-picking for finding results that suit
a polemical purpose. Joel Schwartz, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute who examined the TPH figures for a 2004 article, went further: I think its more than uncertainty. I think theyre fake deaths. Theyre not real deaths....
Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way
...t do give accurate determination. A class-action suit
against Baby Gender Mentor's maker, Acu-Gen Biolab of Lowell, Mass., has been filed in Massachusetts Federal District Court. More than 100 plaintiffs say Acu-Gen refused to give refunds for their inaccurate results. The company declined to comment on...
Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans
...ogy (MIT) are working towards constructing a space suit
that promises to be more flexible allowing astrona...e wrapped much like a bandage, and the rest of the suit
will be unaffected. According to Newman, the finished BioSuit could be a hybrid that incorporates ...
Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts
...s weeks top dance tracks on it and hanger 25 has a suit
thats been worn too many times, said Prof. Thomas. According to Prof. Thomas, the smart wardrobe could also be useful as a 'fashion butler'. It could, for example, download information from the Internet on what colour combinations are fashionable, ...
Baby Bump Sparks Off Pregnancy Rumours Again for Holmes
...showed off her still slim frame in a black bathing suit
while playing with daughter Suri on the beach. Both Cruise and Holmes have made no secret of the fact that they want more kids. When asked in May if they would like to have more children, she replied: "Yes, definitely." The New York Post recentl...
Nigeria Files New Lawsuit Against Pfizer
... drug trials. Hours after dropping its original suit
claiming seven billion dollars in damages, governm...ened in Kano in 1996," the lawyer said. "The new suit
contains more courses of action and facts. There are new fraud charges. We have added things like re...
Free Your Necktie and Stop Global Warming
...began a couple years back to get men to shed their suit
coats in the summer. A later proposed Warm Biz campaign, involving wearing warmer clothes in winter to save on heating costs, never gained popularity, but Cool Biz was a hit. Japan claimed that loosening of men's ties had kept 460,000 tonnes of c...
Abbot Sues French AIDS Group
...ed into trouble with the Act up-Paris filing a law suit
against them for a cyber attack on their web site. This was reported in the Wall Street journal. Act Up-Paris on April 26 organized an attack on Abbott's Web server in response to a call from Thai HIV/AIDS groups to protest Abbott's recent actions ...
Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies
...acturers. Inside the court Tuesday, judges heard a suit
lodged by the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines challenging the government's move. The government directive, issued by President Gloria Arroyo, was designed to make it harder for companies to target parents with advertisi...
Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer
...seven billion dollar (5.2 billion euro) negligence suit
against the world's biggest pharmaceutical company... in the heart of the epidemic in Kano. A similar suit
was filed a couple of weeks earlier by authorities in Kano, Nigeria's largest state, which is seekin...
Ninth HIV-infected Child Dies in Kazakhstan
...death came as a court began reading a verdict in a suit
against 21 officials accused in the case for negligence, corruption and fraud. If sentenced they could face between four and nine years in prison. The accused have all denied the charges over the infections at hospitals in Kazakhstan's southern Shy...
Papworth Breathing Technique Cuts Asthma Symptoms by a Third
...reathing and development of a breathing pattern to suit
current activity. It is accompanied by relaxation training and education to help people integrate the exercises into their daily lives and recognise the early signs of stress....
Public Places in England Go Smoke Free
...thuania, France, Finland and Iceland have followed suit
with slightly varying restrictions. In Britain, public places have been no-smoking areas in Scotland since 2006, and in Wales and Northern Ireland since April 2007. The European Commission is in favour of a ban on smoking in public places, includ...
Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital
...York Civil Liberties Union, the agency has filed a suit
in the federal court demanding an end to the horro...te and even toilet paper are rare commodities, the suit
says. The lawsuit describes serious neglect and abuse by the staff and police at the Brooklyn hosp...
Human Rights Activists Sleepless In Seattle
...erformed the operation have been under fire. The suit
against Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Seattle, was filed by the patient-rights group, the Washington Protection and Advocacy System (WPAS). According to them, performing the operation on a minor like Ashley without prior permission...
Tissue Engineered Scaffolding Allows Reproduction of Cartilage Tissue
...tissue as the shape and porosity can be altered to suit
the type of tissue required....
Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge
...he nonprofit Prison Law Office, whose civil rights suit
led to Sillen's appointment, said that a year ago he gave the receiver a list of seven prisons with the most severe medical crises. One was San Quentin, where Sillen established a pilot program for improving care. Another was Avenal, near Coalinga in...
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