Assignment Afghanistan: The Struggle For Salavat Part 1
“The enemy has understood they won’t survive if they fight in the open so they have become masters at concealment, they encrypt themselves into the landscape; they become a part of the place itself.”
Having spent several weeks with a platoon from the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light infantry, Staff Writer Adam Day begins a series following the members of Alpha Company as they deal with a hidden enemy while trying to win over the trust of Afghan villagers.
The Bugs In Your Gut
A healthy adult gut has about two kilograms of microscopic organisms—bacteria, viruses and fungi—collectively known as gut flora. Most are benign or beneficial. A few like C. difficile can be deadly.
Staff Writer Sharon Adams looks at the surprising benefits of the trillions of organisms in the human stomach.
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