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The American Plan to Win World War I: Incarcerate Promiscuous Women

17 Feb 2023

In 1918, as war raged in Europe, the government of the United States of America waged war on a different and much more nebulous opponent: venereal disease.

DNA in the Trenches: How to Identify Fallen Soldiers

27 Jan 2023

Last week, we were told that DNA performed a bit of a miracle: it identified a man who was born in 1894 and who died during the First World War. His name was Percy Howarth. He was born in...

Gulf War Syndrome

24 May 2017

Many scientists now believe Gulf War Syndrome is a type of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the first Gulf War with Iraq in 1991 have caused heated...

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