More can and must be done, however, to rebuild trust, to avoid repeating past mistakes, and to...Read More
In the late 1980s, the Department of Defense had a problem. It was anticipating the need for better means to combat chemical and biological agents and, to the point, the U.S. was way behind the Soviet Union in its chemical and biological warfare preparedness.Read More
Before 1962, vaccines, drugs, and other such products did not undergo nearly the kind of scrutiny that they do today in order to become licensed. It wasn’t until the thalidomide disaster of the 1960’s that federal regulation of drugs came to be what it is today.Read More
The Declaration of Independence’s most trenchant historical observation is coupled with its boldest claim: “that governments are instituted among men, [and] deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”Read More
The first principle enunciated in the Nuremberg Code is that “the informed consent of the subject is absolutely essential.”Read More
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As a young man he pursued various occupations including lumberjack (hardly a novelty in Maine) and bricklayer, meanwhile studying Greek and Latin, because lumberjacking and bricklaying are both occupations that give you plenty of spare time for studying Greek and Latin.Read More
Now, I’m not saying the folks at Vetterli looked across the Atlantic and noticed the feeding setup of the highly successful 1866 Winchester repeater, but if they had, it would certainly explain their adoption of a very similar mechanism for their repeating rifle…Read More
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