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Fish enzyme can help indicate environmental toxins

A particular enzyme in fish can be used as biomarker to indicate the presence of toxic and non-toxic substances, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Fish enzyme can help indicate environmental toxins” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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94pc of thermal cash register receipts contaminated with BPA

94 percent of thermal cash register receipts are contaminated with Bisphenol A (BPA) – a substance that may have harmful health effects, scientists including one of Indian-origin have warned Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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New genre of plastics that biodegrade right in the soil

A new breed of plastics are starting to gain a foothold in products ranging from teapots to potato chip bags to plastic plant pots that biodegrade right in the soil Continue reading “New genre of plastics More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 25th, 2011
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Scented laundry products emit hazardous chemicals through dryer vents

A University of Washington researcher has found that air vented from machines using the top-selling scented liquid detergent Continue reading “Scented laundry products emit hazardous chemicals through dryer More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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Computational chemistry predicts toxic biofuels without producing a single drop

There are several ways to produce plant-based bio fuels, but some of the methods result in bio fuels that Continue reading “Computational chemistry predicts toxic biofuels without producing a single drop” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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Graphene-based nanocomposite to boost battery performance

Berkeley Lab researchers have created a graphene and tin nanoscale composite material for high-capacity energy storage in renewable lithium ion batteries Continue reading “Graphene-based nanocomposite to More...

By BioNews On Saturday, May 21st, 2011
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Liquid crystals on your screen could help detect contaminated water!

Droplets of liquid crystals – found in our everyday electronic displays – could be used to detect bacterial contamination in water, a new study has found Continue reading “Liquid crystals on your screen More...