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|526||St. John I ends his reign as Catholic Pope.|
|1643||Queen Anne, the widow of Louis XIII, is granted sole and absolute power as regent by the Paris parliament, overriding the late king’s will.|
|1652||A law is passed in Rhode Island banning slavery in the colonies but it causes little stir and seems unlikely to be enforced.|
|1792||Russian troops invade Poland.|
|1802||Britain declares war on France.|
|1804||Napoleon Bonaparte becomes the Emperor of France.|
|1828||The Battle of Las Piedras, between Uruguay and Brazil, ends.|
|1860||Lincoln is nominated for president.|
|1864||The fighting at Spotsylvania in Virginia, reaches its peak at the Bloody Angle.|
|1896||The Supreme Court’s decision on Plessy v. Ferguson upholds the “separate but equal” policy in the United States.|
|1904||Brigand Raisuli kidnaps American Ion H. Perdicaris in Morocco.|
|1917||The U.S. Congress passes the Selective Service act, calling up soldiers to fight World War I.|
|1931||Japanese pilot Seiji Yoshihara crashes his plane in the Pacific Ocean while trying to be the first to cross the ocean nonstop. He is picked up seven hours later by a passing ship.|
|1933||President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Tennessee Valley Authority Act.|
|1942||New York ends night baseball games for the rest of World War II.|
|1944||The Allies finally capture Monte Cassino in Italy.|
|1951||The United Nations moves its headquarters to New York city.|
|1969||Two battalions of the 101st Airborne Division assault Hill 937 but cannot reach the top because of muddy conditions.|
|1974||India becomes the sixth nation to explode an atomic bomb.|
|1980||After rumbling for two months, Mount Saint Helens, in Washington, erupts 3 times in 24 hours.|
The ornamental design for a combined tomahawk shaped seat cushion and hand mitt for chop gesturing... FIG. 7 is a perspective view of "the combined tomahawk shaped seat cushion and hand mitt for chop gesturing, shown in use as a hand mitt, wherein the broken line showing of a hand is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.
Born with hemophilia, a genetic disorder that impairs the blood's ability to clot, Slavin received blood transfusions repeatedly throughout his life. This never-ending process unfortunately exposed him to hepatitis B on countless occasions. Though Slavin's blood refused to clot, it demonstrated incredible resiliency to the viral hepatitis invaders. When his doctor tested his blood, he found a wealth of hepatitis B antibodies, Y-shaped proteins uniquely suited to fighting off the infection. The discovery blasted open a goldmine for both Slavin and scientists. They needed antibodies for research; he needed money. Slavin began charging as much as $10 for every milliliter of his blood. Pharmaceutical companies bought it wholesale. Slavin's body was now his business.Not all unique genomes are a goldmine for the producer, though. You can read Slavin's story, plus that of a woman who willingly gives her blood away for research, and the tangled story of another person who was cut out of the profits from his own tissues, at Real Clear Science.
Bone crushing—extreme osteophagy in the scientific parlance—is a trait exhibited by just a handful of mammalian scavengers and predators today, including the spotted hyena and the gray wolf. Osteophagy is almost unheard of in reptiles; their long, conical teeth don’t tend to clamp together to deliver the crushing forces needed to shatter bone. And yet Gregory Erickson, FSU paleontologist and co-author of the new study published today in Scientific Reports, has long observed that the bite marks on the brutalized carcasses of T.rex lunches indicate a bone-chewer.That's not the only evidence pointing to the massive power of the T. rex bite. Read about the research and findings of T. rex jaw strength at Gizmodo.