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2008-07-26 15:00:36

By Greg Kocher, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul. 26--Three members of Kentucky's congressional delegation have asked for a review of safety measures at Blue Grass Army Depot in the wake of leaks reported earlier this month and in August 2007.

2008-07-20 09:00:32

By Deb Kelly, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul.

2008-07-17 00:00:28

By Mary Hopkin, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 16--Workers at the Umatilla Chemical Depot storage have begun moving 8-inch VX-filled artillery shells to the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility.

2008-07-14 21:00:25

By Ashlee Clark, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul. 14--The sarin that leaked at the Blue Grass Army Depot Friday should have been destroyed, according to a plan approved in January.

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2008-07-01 06:10:00

More than a year after they took the hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms," volunteers in a Johns Hopkins study rated the experience as one of the most meaningful and spiritually important of their lives, researchers reported today.

2008-06-19 06:00:00

By Dyhouse, Tim An academic report released in March cites chemicals in pesticides, weapons and drugs used to counter nerve gas as causes of a wide variety of ailments reported by Persian Gulf War veterans.

2006-08-07 17:05:45

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with galantamine, a drug used to treat Alzheimer's disease, in combination with atropine, protects guinea pigs from lethal doses of the nerve agents sarin and soman and the insecticide parathion, new research shows.

2006-08-07 16:11:23

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Alzheimer's pill that helps slow the brain damage caused by the disease may also protect against the effects of nerve gases and pesticides, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

2006-08-07 16:03:36

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Alzheimer's pill that helps slow the brain damage caused by the disease may also protect against the effects of nerve gases and pesticides, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

2006-07-11 16:52:50

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Magic mushrooms," used by Native Americans and hippies to alter consciousness, appear to have similar mystical effects on many people, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.