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2011-06-14 07:37:00

LONDON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Porton Group has been closely monitoring, with much interest, the public reaction that followed the significant amount of press regarding 3M's UK High Court breach of contract case.

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2009-10-27 06:20:00

Scientists are currently working on a new paint coating for military vehicles to essentially absorb a chemical warfare agent and then decontaminate itself.

2009-02-19 06:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Defyrus Inc. today announced the signing an exclusive, worldwide license to a patent portfolio created by the United Kingdom's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and licensed by Ploughshare Innovation Ltd, Dstl's commercialization company.

2006-02-24 05:04:30

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has agreed to pay compensation to three servicemen given the mind-altering drug LSD during tests in the 1950s, the government said on Friday.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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