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3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...Thailand and Vietnam.There have been several previous Nobel Prizes for malaria research, including the 1902 award to British army surgeon Ronald Ross, who discovered that the disease is transmitted by mosquitos.The last time a Chinese citizen...
Nation and World
Stage is set for final battles

...fresh broadside into the British fleet. The British realized they were beaten and surrendered. Just before the massive British army was to attack Brig. Gen. Macomb's extremely weak army, a message was delivered from Prevost telling them to instead...
Sea patrols watch Alaska waters since Sept. 11

...Groves. The United States faces a steep learning curve defending against possible attacks on home soil, said Groves, a British Army veteran who did a tour in Belfast in 1986 before he was 18. "To be brutally honest, you've had it rather gentle...
Blunt and McGregor key to success of 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'

...begun.It's also not smooth sailing for Harriet and Alfred in their tangled personal lives. She is involved with a British army captain on dangerous assignment; he's in a pro forma marriage with a woman who views him as an afterthought.It's...
James Monroe: Courage in battle on the way to the White House

...William Alexander.He was at the general's side about 20 miles south of Philadelphia on the Brandywine River when the British army advanced toward the capital after landing on the northern shore of Chesapeake Bay. As Redcoats closed in from three...
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...steps of their team captain.Scotland's top team at the time, Edinburgh club Hearts, had its whole team join the British army one month ahead of that Christmas, a move which inspired others to join, Peter Francis of the Commonwealth War Graves...
Alaska, Cook, Washington and Gregory

...the Delaware from Pennsylvania and in the snow, marked along the way by the blood from their feet, they eluded the British army of Cornwallis, sent to trap them on the banks of the river. They marched to Princeton where they defeated regiments...
In Stacks

...the Irish potato famine that fed thousands, written cookbooks for housewives and for army cooks, and reformed the British army kitchens during the Crimean war (again, saving thousands by giving them food worth eating!). (juvenile) "Ten...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...One day in 1945 her captors mysteriously disappeared, leaving a camp full of dying prisoners. Soon afterward the British Army rolled into camp. She said that six weeks later, shortly after she turned 16, she weighed herself on a scale...
Elizabeth C. Israelson

...Jane Stuart Taylor, she was one of five siblings. She received her nursing degree in Aberdeen and enrolled in the British Army from l943-1947, during World War II. Her work as a nurse took her all over Europe and to North Africa. She had...


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