Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

">
Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

Saturday, March 5, 2005Simply massaging low birth weight babies with sunflower seed oil can protect them from potentially fatal infections. Infections and complications from preterm birth cause more than half of all neonatal deaths, and very low birth weight babies are particularly vulnerable. Preterm babies have immature skin that lacks a protective film called vernix […]

Read More      No Comments »

Sudan accuses Chad of air strikes

">
Sudan accuses Chad of air strikes

Sunday, May 17, 2009 Sudan blamed Chad on Sunday of launching an air strike on its territory, a day after accusing the country of mounting two other raids. “This morning at 10.30 local time [0.730 GMT], another visit took place on the same location and using the same method,” said Othman al-Aghbash, a spokesman for […]

Read More      No Comments »

Russian commander: Tu-160s penetrate US airspace undetected

">
Russian commander: Tu-160s penetrate US airspace undetected

September 17th, 2018 by Adv59L

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 A senior Russian air force commander has claimed that new, upgraded Tu-160 bomber aircraft were unchallenged by US air defense systems when they penetrated a radar zone near the Canadian coast in US territory during an April training exercise, reports the Russian news agency RIA Novosti. Commander of Russia’s long-range strategic […]

Read More      No Comments »

Interview: Drupal founder Dries Buytaert balances community and company interests

">
Interview: Drupal founder Dries Buytaert balances community and company interests

September 17th, 2018 by Adv59L

Sunday, February 24, 2008 In the year 2000, Dries Buytaert created Drupal, a freely licensed and open source tool to manage websites, as a bulletin board for his college dorm. Since Dries released the software and a community of thousands of volunteer developers have added and improved modules, Drupal has grown immensely popular. Drupal won […]

Read More      No Comments »

NTSB releases updates on status of 3 major US investigations

">
NTSB releases updates on status of 3 major US investigations

September 14th, 2018 by Adv59L

Sunday, June 17, 2007 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents in the United States, released updates on three major investigations on June 14. The NTSB, well known publicly for its involvement in the investigation of aviation incidents which involve harm or loss of human life, is also an […]

Read More      No Comments »

South Korea: Fire in hospital housing elderly people kills at least 37

">
South Korea: Fire in hospital housing elderly people kills at least 37

September 9th, 2018 by Adv59L

Friday, January 26, 2018 Fire broke out on Friday morning and destroyed the bottom two floors of a six-story hospital in Miryang, South Korea, killing at least 37 people, most of them elderly. More than a hundred injuries were reported, with eighteen people in critical condition. This is the highest death toll from fire in […]

Read More      No Comments »

New Zealand company planning for monorail in Wellington

">
New Zealand company planning for monorail in Wellington

September 9th, 2018 by Adv59L

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 SkyCabs International, a New Zealand company based in Auckland, New Zealand, has announced that it is planning to build a monorail in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington for about NZ$300 million. SkyCabs International’s plans are to build a monorail service that starts in Johnsonville which then travels into the central business district […]

Read More      No Comments »

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

">
Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

September 5th, 2018 by Adv59L

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

Read More      No Comments »

United States begins testing equipment for demolition of a major VX nerve gas stockpile

">
United States begins testing equipment for demolition of a major VX nerve gas stockpile

September 2nd, 2018 by Adv59L

Saturday, May 7, 2005 Testing began on a chemical reactor at the Newport Chemical Depot near Terre Haute, Indiana on Friday morning. If successful, the reactor will be put to use destroying the large VX nerve gas stockpiles stored at the facility over the course of the next two years. After the disposal project experienced […]

Read More      No Comments »

Kerik nominated as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

">
Kerik nominated as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

September 2nd, 2018 by Adv59L

Thursday, December 2, 2004 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President George W. Bush nominated Bernard B. Kerik, the police commissioner of the New York Police Department during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, to succeed Tom Ridge as the Secretary of Homeland Security. Kerik resigned as police commissioner two months following the terrorist attacks, citing the […]

Read More      No Comments »