Carter advises China over increasing militarization of South China Sea | Fox News

Feb. 25, 2016: Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies before the House Appropriations subcommittee on the president’s 2017 budget during a hearing on Capitol hill in Washington. ( AP) Defense Chief Ash Carter cautioned China Tuesday against increasingly aggressive moves in the disputed South China Sea region, including the placement of surface-to-air rockets on one of […]

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Transatlantic Slave Trade Spread Parasitic Disease To The New World

Classed as a neglected tropical cancer, bilharzia is thought to infect over 200 million people globally. Caused by a few types of parasitic flatworm, the potentially fataldisease is most commonly found in rural areas of tropical and subtropical countries. The worms, calledSchistosoma or blood-flukes, expend half their life living in freshwater snails, and then burrow […]

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