Potentially Dangerous Chemical Found in Cape Fear River

A potentially dangerous chemical known as GenX has been discovered in North Carolina’s Cape Fear River. The chemical has been traced back to industrial processes carried out by a chemical plant ran by Chemour which is a spinoff of DuPont. Chemour claims that the chemical has been in the water since the 1980’s. However, the chemical has only been detected as recently as 2012. GenX … Continue reading Potentially Dangerous Chemical Found in Cape Fear River

The Impact of Medical Technology during World War I

World War I brought major advancements towards Medical Technology. Because there was an estimated death count 10 million military individuals, doctors needed to learn how to improve a soldier’s chances for survival. As amputation became the major solution to disinfect wounds on their way to the hospital, ambulances, antiseptic, and anesthesia emerged from the depths of suffering in the First World War. Doctors faced the … Continue reading The Impact of Medical Technology during World War I