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Tentative 'Calm' Takes Hold in Syria's Volatile Ghouta Region.

A new deal designating a de-escalation zone in the volatile Syrian province of Eastern Ghouta has been signed with Syrian rebels, the Russian Ministry of Defence said Saturday. The province, located on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, has seen bloody battles between Syrian government forces and rebels, and was the ...

- Albawaba - UK

How Toxic Waste Sites Run by the Pentagon Are Poisoning Americans.

  Nerve gas incinerators at Tooele Army Depot in Utah, a site used to demilitarize munitions. A detailed new report by ProPublica reveals how the U.S. military continues to engage in unsafe methods to destroy hazardous waste at sites across the country, and how this practice is harming nearby communities. The story, which ...

- Truthdig - US

How experiments in space can lead to better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning.

Chemical weapons such as sarin gas and VX nerve gas can have horrifying effects on the human body, but now, scientists are hoping to develop better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning by sending their experiments into space.

- FOX News - US

How Experiments in Space Can Lead to Better Treatments for Nerve-Gas Poisoning.

Scientists are hoping to develop better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning by sending their experiments into space. Here's how this helps.

- Livescience.com - US

Chlorine Gas Causes Employee Injury, Prompts Lawsuit.

While chlorine can be considered a household product, and is frequently used in swimming pools and cleaning products, it's dangerous stuff. In fact, chlorine gas is so dangerous, it was used as a chemical weapon during WWI. Chlorine is responsible for countless injuries every year, some of which are......

- FindLaw - US

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