In October 1911 many of imperial soldiers banded together and revolted. Joined by civilian activist and revolutionary leaders, this revolt marked the beginning of the Xinhai revolution, and the need for political change.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare form of degenerative brain disorder, or brain damage that leads to a rapid decrease of mental function and movement.
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Michael Alpers' work on kuru has been fundamental to our understanding of one of the most confounding modern prion diseases – bovine spongiform encephalopathy, more commonly known as mad cow disease, which results in variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans. His collaborative studies on the incubation period and the genetics of kuru now instruct scientists on how the epidemic of variant CJD may continue to evolve in populations where it is incubating, particularly in the United Kingdom.
The Battle Of Somme; Wounded carried from the trenches during the Battle of Somme (France WWI)