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The first world war scientists who gave their lives to defeat poison gas

Chemical warfare made its deadly debut a century ago, at a time when science was still in the era of personal experimentation. Scientists routinely used their own bodies as a laboratory; systematic animal experimentation, while growing in use, remained controversial. The urgency in the first weeks …

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Hatton Garden heist gang were inside building when police dismissed alarm

Metropolitan police investigate why alert was not acted upon as force releases images of scene following London robbery of valuables worth millions<p>The gang that raided a safe deposit vault in the heart of London’s jewellery district were inside the building when police decided not to respond to an …


Poland to build watchtowers at Russia's Kaliningrad border

50 metre high towers will be ready to begin surveillance in June according to border police<p>Poland will build six watchtowers to survey its 200-kilometre-long border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, border police have said.<p>The six towers will be up to 50 metres (164 feet) high and ready in …


Roadtrek converts Ram ProMaster into a cushy, spacious campervan

How to get you, your spouse or best friend, and all your favorite sports gear into the great outdoors for a long weekend or week+ vacation? It's a …