News briefs:July 26, 2010

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Adam Folkard and Nick Norton ready for more men’s softball

Monday, March 19, 2012Hawker, Canberra — Coming off a national championship win for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) men’s open team in mid-February, Australia men’s national softball team representatives Nick Norton and Adam Folkard are getting ready for more softball later this year, including the Australian club championships to be held in Brisbane in June.…

Iraqis say U.S. bombing killed 39 civilians

Monday, October 17, 2005 American helicopters and warplanes bombed 2 villages near Ramadi, Iraq on Sunday. The U.S. military said nearly 70 suspected insurgents were killed, while local witnesses said that at least 39 civilians, including 18 children, were also lost to the attack. A Ramadi resident, Ahmed Fouad, said that just after 7 p.m.…

Carbon monoxide protects against paralysis in MS mice

Friday, January 26, 2007 Ângelo A. Chora et. al. are reporting in the Journal of Clinical Investigation this week that carbon monoxide (CO) and the heme oxygenase-1 protein protect against the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the related mouse model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory disease that affects…

Different Types Of Lifting Equipment

Find Out More About: Safety And Mobility Website There are many types of lifting equipment. These include the likes of access and mobility lifts, access platforms, bath lifts, chair lifts, disabled lifts, dumbwaiters, forklifts, goods lifts, garage lifts, inclined platform lifts, hydraulic lifts, platform lifts, passenger lifts, service lifts, specialist lifts, stair lifts, floor lifts,…

Gunman kills self and hostage in Texas NASA building

Friday, April 20, 2007 Around 1:40 p.m. CDT, NASA employees reported that two shots were fired in the NASA Building 44 in the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. A SWAT team later reported that Bill Phillips, a contract engineer with Jacobs Engineering, had killed David Beverly as well as himself, leaving a female hostage…