MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Hundreds of Islamic militants in trucks and a stolen armoured personnel carrier attacked an air force base and international airport on the outskirts of a Nigerian city before dawn Monday, officials and witnesses said, possibly leaving scores of people dead in one of the insurgent group’s most daring attacks. 97 more words
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30/9/71. A responsible job. An obscure entry in my diary states that, we scrub bashed all morning, then I was given the job of escorting 9A out to find the Mortar APC section. 2,254 more words
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have succeeded in making flattened, football-shaped artificial particles that impersonate immune cells. These football-shaped particles seem to be better than the typical basketball-shaped particles at teaching immune cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells in mice. 823 more words
America's police are looking more and more like the military | Michael Shank and Elizabeth Beavers | Comment is free | theguardian.com
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America\’s streets are looking more and more like a war zone. Last week, in a small county in upstate New York with a population of roughly 120,000 people, county legislators approved the receipt of a 20-ton Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, donated by the US Defense Department to the county sheriff.