US considers attacking Islamic State militants in Syria Declaring that the beheading of an American journalist was a terrorist attack on the United States, the Obama administration said Friday that it...

The Dirt on Dirt: 5 Things You Should Know About Soil An ancient Byzantine ruin outside Aleppo, Syria, is a testament to the impact of soil erosion on a once prosperous community. Misusing soil...

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The ghosts of Iraq Seeing is believing Jobar, Syria, April 16, 2013. On the frontlines of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus, Free Syrian Army rebels treat their exposure to chemical weapons used by the Assad regime with...

Report: Oil Companies Knowingly Dump Toxins In Southern California Though Kretzmann recognizes obtaining information, such as the types of chemicals used, as an important first step, he says “knowing what chemicals...

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Turns Down Call for Control of … Anencephalic child. Anencephaly is strongly correlated to exposure to radioactive isotopes. In May 2014, nsnbc published a report, stressing the abnormally high rates of...

Selma, Alabama Plant Faces OSHA Citations, Fines “[Workers] would be subject to some exposure because they are working with a chemical that can cause sensitization and...

When Fake Videos Go Viral: What the Fake Syria Sniper Boy Video Tell Us … In the lead up to the conflict many stories were exposed...

Many people are complicit in the Syria disaster Given President Obama's preference for hacking away at the defense budget and disregarding military advice (e.g. to leave a 10,000-troop force in Iraq), it is not surprising...

Obama ready to strike at Islamic State militants in Syria, he tells policy experts Last year, Obama had decided to authorize limited airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weapons against rebel fighters, but...

Russia condemns US airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria Last year, Obama and Putin brokered an agreement to transfer Syria's chemical weapons to international control, narrowly avoiding U.S. airstrikes. But the near-complete erosion of trust between the...

Ban Ki-moon concerned over systematic use of toxic chlorine in Syria In a report discussed by the UN Security Council this morning, and obtained by Anadolu Agency, the secretary-general added that the fact-finding...

The British party that's no friend of Israel's The European-Jewish community in ashes, the survivors clamoring to be allowed to go to Palestine, the Labour government insisted on implementing...

Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas The disclosure comes on the heels of similar reports from the Syrian border town of Kobani, indicating that the extremist group may have...

What can lasers do with composites? Applying this technology to stripping paint from composites is of real and increasing interest to the aviation industry in particular, as decidedly...

Kurds fear Isis use of chemical weapon in Kobani These could include impure or degraded agent, short-term exposure, or exposure to a limited volume of agent,” said Jean-Pascal Zanders, a former analyst...

Syria used chemical weapons last month: human rights group According to doctors who treated the victims, the attacks killed at least 11 people. Around 500 more people had symptoms consistent with chlorine exposure....

Islamic State Used Chlorine Gas During Fighting, Iraqi Officials Say The reports, if confirmed, would be the first time the Sunni extremists attempted to use chlorine since their blitz earlier...

Why is the US conducting airstrikes in Iraq? Last night President Obama announced that he was authorizing targeted airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq. The goal, he said, was to protect...

This Day in Jewish History / A yeshiva head and settler who had a change of … A short time later, he made his way to Palestine, where, after a brief detention by the...

UN Syria-Sarin Investigator Voices Doubts Sellstrom has suggested that many people who claimed to have been seriously affected by Sarin merely imagined that they had suffered significant exposure to...