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2010-10-20 14:10:52

In remote, rural areas of southwestern China, villagers cook and dry their clothes by burning pieces of coal they pick up off the ground. This fuel releases a toxin that may be poisoning millions of people, according to an ongoing investigation by chemists at the University at Buffalo in New York. The researchers are presenting their work today at the AVS 57th International Symposium & Exhibition, which takes place this week at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. The toxin in...

2009-11-12 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Potassium Gold Cyanide (CAS 13967-50-5) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163696/Potassium-Gold-Cyanide-(CAS-13967-50-5)-Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Potassium Gold Cyanide (CAS 13967-50-5) Market Research Report 2009 Market Research Report 2009' presents...

2009-11-04 08:30:44

If a circadian rhythm is like an orchestra - the united expression of the rhythms of millions of cells - a common chemical may serve as the conductor, or at least as the baton. The chemical is hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), the active ingredient in color safe bleach. Produced in all animal cells, hydrogen peroxide may act as a signal for the active and resting phases of living things, new research by USC biologists suggests. A study published in the journal PLoS ONE shows that hydrogen peroxide...

2009-09-22 13:51:47

Research published in the journal Genetics suggests new ways to stop byproducts from the air we breathe from harming our muscles If you think the air outside is polluted, a new research report in the September 2009 issue of the journal Genetics (http://www.genetics.org) might make you to think twice about the air inside our bodies too. That's because researchers show how about 3 percent of the air we breathe gets converted into harmful superoxides, which ultimately harm our muscles....

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2009-06-22 11:00:00

 Researchers at the University of Illinois report that a toxic molecule known to damage cells and cause disease may also play a pivotal role in bird migration. The molecule, superoxide, is proposed as a key player in the mysterious process that allows birds to "see" Earth's magnetic field.The discovery, reported this month in Biophysical Journal, occurred as a result of a "mistake" made by a collaborator, said principal investigator Klaus Schulten, who holds the Swanlund Chair in Physics...

2008-12-19 01:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) Growth Strategy Leadership Award is presented to Chloride. Strong revenue growth, strategic acquisitions, an expanding geographic reach and enhanced service capabilities have enabled the company to achieve significant growth. Focused growth strategies, including its remote monitoring facility LIFE.net, have also enabled Chloride to make solid gains in the services market. (Logo:...

2008-08-25 12:01:02

ROYAL STANDARD MINERALS INC. (TSX VENTURE: RSM)(OTCBB: RYSMF) ("RSM") - RSM has received the results of the first shipment of gold dore' from the latest gold concentrate shipped in early July to the offsite cyanide treatment facility. The offsite facility received and processed 2 tons of concentrate producing 149.01 ounces of gold dore' as part of an initial shipment to determine the effectiveness of the process of preparation of concentrates at Goldwedge. According to Roland M. Larsen,...

2008-08-15 03:00:33

By dave blackhurst Dental experts are reviving their efforts to add fluoride to North Staffordshire's drinking water. They have commissioned a feasibility study from Severn Trent to see if the chemical can be added and how much it will cost. Previous attempts to add fluoride have been ditched because of protests, technical difficulties and wrangles between public bodies. The results of the study should be available by the end of the year. The plan is included in a five-year strategy -...

2008-08-13 18:00:35

By Hector Gutierrez The FBI and local authorities are trying to sort out the mystery of what happened to a man found dead at the Burnsley Hotel in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood with a foreign substance that the coroner's office said might be cyanide. On Tuesday, the man was identified as Saleman Abdirahman Dirie, a 29-year-old Canadian. Denver police said they believe he had been dead for several days before officers found him Monday morning. "Because of the suspicious nature of the...

2007-02-02 18:00:52

By Corbin, Joseph F III; Teel, Amy L; Allen-King, Richelle M; Watts, Richard J ABSTRACT: The enhanced treatment of sorbed contaminants has been documented in modified Fenton's reactions; contaminants are desorbed and degraded more rapidly than they desorb by fill-and-draw or gas- purge desorption. The reactive species responsible for this process was investigated using dodecane as a model sorbent. Hydroxyl radical, hydroperoxide anion, and superoxide radical anion were generated...


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2005-05-25 17:01:27

Sulfur (or Sulphur; see spelling below) is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, tasteless, odorless, multivalent non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystaline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element or as sulfide and sulfate minerals. It is an essential element for life and is found in several amino acids. Its commercial uses are primarily in fertilizers but it is also widely used in gunpowder,...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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