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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene mapping used by US scientists to combat food poisoning

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US disease detectives to decode DNA of potentially deadly bacteria Gene mapping used to combat food poisoning Chances are you've heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings? US disease detectives are beginning a programme to try to outsmart outbreaks by routinely ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    France battles invasive Asian hornet species, which threatens biodiversity

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... France 10 years ago in a pottery shipment from China and have since invaded more than half the country, which is fighting back with drones, poison and even chickens. The Asian hornet, or Vespa ... that six people in France stung by the "killer" hornets died from anaphylactic shock, but the French Anti-Poison Centre contends that they are no more dangerous than other bees or wasps. ...

  3. News - World

    Arafat's widow: French experts find no sign of polonium poisoning

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 02:27am by AP

    ... PARIS (AP) — Arafat's widow: French experts find no sign of polonium poisoning. ...

  4. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Two children die at Yunnan kindergarten, 30 others in hospital with suspected food poisoning

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:45am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Medical experts say contaminated food the most likely cause of outbreak Two kindergarten pupils died and 30 others were in hospital with suspected food poisoning in Qiubei county, Yunnan province, yesterday. The deceased were girls aged four and five, Xinhua reported last night. Five pupils were in intensive care. An official at the county ...

  5. News - World

    Al-Jazeera publishes report showing Swiss scientists have found evidence Arafat was poisoned

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 01:09am by AP

    ... JERUSALEM (AP) — Al-Jazeera publishes report showing Swiss scientists have found evidence Arafat was poisoned. ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia offers reward in suspected poisoning of 14 pygmy elephants

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... found dead last month if it is confirmed they were poisoned, officials said on Wednesday. Masidi Manjun, the tourism, culture and environment minister for the state of Sabah on vast Borneo ... of the alleged culprits if the chemist report confirms that death was due to intentional poisoning," he said. There is a reward of 50,000 ringgit for information leading to the arrest, prosecution ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Leaky pipe behind carbon monoxide poisoning in US restaurant

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:01pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Leaky pipe blamed for restaurant poisoning A carbon monoxide leak that killed a restaurant manager in Long Island, New York, and sickened more than two dozen other people was caused by a leaky pipe, officials said. All of those who were made ill in the Saturday incident were either restaurant workers or emergency responders, said A.J.Carter, a spokesman for the town ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned roommate is sentenced to death

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:35pm by Andrea Chen

    ... for fatal poison 'joke' A former Shanghai medical student who fatally poisoned his roommate last year in what he said was an April Fool’s joke was sentenced to death yesterday. Lin Senhao, ... the authorities while his roommate was fighting for his life in hospital. Lin finally confessed and was detained in April. Before the poisoning, Lin was working on an academic paper on the toxin he used ...

  9. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    James Foley beheading: executioner with a London accent prompts British soul searching

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:59pm by WASHPOST

    ... umbrella group in the country, called for united action by Muslims to stop the "poison of extremism" infiltrating their communities. The Guardian newspaper said a former hostage had ...

  10. Building starts on new homes for lead-poisoned villagers

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Authorities in Shaanxi have started to build new housing for residents of Fengxiang county whose homes became uninhabitable due to pollution from a nearby smelter. But the move has done little to soothe their anger. More than 850 children were diagnosed with lead poisoning caused by the factory. Residents said the compensation offered by authorities in conjunction ...




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