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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 Continue reading “Scientists track mercury poisoning risk from diets” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, November 10th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Your breath can tell toxic substances” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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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 Continue reading “BPA exposure in womb doesn’t affect male mice testes later More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
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How humans avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

Scientists have figured out how humans and other organisms avoid poisoning by carbon monoxide produced within the body Continue reading “How humans avoid carbon monoxide poisoning” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Bugs generate power while cleaning nuclear waste

Researchers have figured out how a class of bugs can deliver double benefit — generate power while cleaning Continue reading “Bugs generate power while cleaning nuclear waste” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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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 Continue reading “China’s environmental watchdog to ban new More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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9/11 firefighters ‘19 pc more likely to develop cancer’

Firefighters who were on scene at the World Trade Center in the weeks and months following the September 11, 2001 Continue reading “9/11 firefighters ‘19 pc more likely to develop cancer’” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011
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Huge toxic waste killing animals in China

Over 5,000 tonnes of highly toxic industrial waste have been dumped in a Chinese rural area, causing death to Continue reading “Huge toxic waste killing animals in China” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011
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Lead poisoning in developing world alarming

Children living near battery manufacturing units in the developing world had 13 times more lead traces in Continue reading “Lead poisoning in developing world alarming” »  More...