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Focal epilepsy in four generations of a 19th century family

Two main types of epileptic seizure disorder have been recognised for more than half a century. Generalised seizures begin in central areas of the brain and produce immediate loss of consciousness, sometimes with bilateral jerking or widespread

Probing the past with state of the art science

One of the breakthroughs in textile coloration achieved during the 19th century was the development of synthetic dyestuffs and in particular those with the colour purple. Prior to this time purple textiles were expensive and relegated to