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Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil

Food safety regulators in a Chinese province have detected carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin in peanuts  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011

New ‘glow’ detectors easily identify toxins, pathogens or explosives

Researchers at MIT have developed new detectors that could provide easy visual identification of specific chemicals — whether toxins  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Popular painkillers can turn into real killers

Paracetamol, one of the most popular painkillers, could cause fatal liver damage and even death if taken in large doses for uninterrupted periods  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 21st, 2011

Scientists track mercury poisoning risk from diets

Mercury in diets could whittle down the power of antioxidants and cause serious threats to health by accumulating in the body, aver scientists  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Fast test for severe form of food poisoning

A fast and reliable new test under development could help people avoid a terrible type of food poisoning that comes from eating fish tainted with a difficult-to-detect toxin from marine algae growing in warm waters More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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Your breath can tell toxic substances

Testing exhaled breath could be a swift way to tell whether people have been exposed to toxic substances  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011

BPA exposure in womb doesn’t affect male mice testes later in life

Brown University toxicologists have found that male mice exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many plastic products  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

How humans avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

Scientists have figured out how humans and other organisms avoid poisoning by carbon monoxide produced within the body  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Bugs generate power while cleaning nuclear waste

Researchers have figured out how a class of bugs can deliver double benefit — generate power while cleaning  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011

China’s environmental watchdog to ban new industrial projects till removal of toxic waste

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection, will suspend all new industrial project reviews and ban new projects in Qujing in Yunnan province  More...