Friday 19 December, 2014

Kids born post 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy too suffer


Thirty years after the Bhopal gas disaster, countless children here are still suffering the consequences of the poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide Continue reading “Kids born post 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy too suffer” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

Using waste carbon dioxide and easily obtainable machined parts, researchers have devised an efficient method for harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into a potential alternative fuel known as formic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Oxygen injections to protect you from air pollution

Drug injections are fine but oxygen injections? As the air pollution keeps getting worse, this is the future to protect yourself from airborne diseases Continue reading “Oxygen injections to protect you from More...

Contacts between the ends (red) of estradiol and the estrogen receptor are critical for biological activity. BPA is too short to have both contacts; MBP is longer and can mimic the sex hormone estradiol in the estrogen receptor.
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By BioNews On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized

Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food Continue reading “BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized” »  More...

Rena oil spill 'New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster'October 5, 2011
By IANS On Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil

US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. said it has paid Continue reading “Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Chemical mix kills stink from sewers

A new chemical mix could kill the rotten egg stink emanating from sewer pipes, costing billions of dollars Continue reading “Chemical mix kills stink from sewers” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits

Tending to the seriously ill in intensive care units (ICUs) requires pin-drop silence, Continue reading “Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Plastic bottle compound harms several generation

Exposure to low doses of Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic man-made chemical, during gestation has immediate and long-lasting trans-generational effects on the brain and social behaviour, says a study. BPA is present in More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil

Food safety regulators in a Chinese province have detected carcinogenic substance Aflatoxin in peanuts Continue reading “Cancer-causing chemical found in peanuts, cooking oil” »  More...

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 Continue reading “New ‘glow’ detectors easily identify toxins, pathogens More...