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Air pollution leads to adverse pregnancy outcomes

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A recent study by Tel Aviv University researchers has provided new evidence linking high exposure to air  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Storage of radioactive waste collected in Fukushima delayed

The Japanese government has indefinitely delayed the storage of radioactive waste collected during the cleanup near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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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  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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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...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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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  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
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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  More...

Rena oil spill 'New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster'October 5, 2011
By IANS On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil

US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. said it has paid  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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Chemical mix kills stink from sewers

A new chemical mix could kill the rotten egg stink emanating from sewer pipes, costing billions of dollars  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits

Tending to the seriously ill in intensive care units (ICUs) requires pin-drop silence,  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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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...