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2013-07-29 13:07:50

The incidence of a particular type of blood cancer is significantly higher in regions near facilities that release the chemical benzene into the environment. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. This and other studies like it will be critical to identifying and enacting public health policies to decrease or prevent cancer. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has been on the rise over the past few decades as...

2013-07-22 23:18:10

Transparency Market Research published new "Petrochemicals Market by Product (Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Benzene, Xylene, Toluene, Vinyls, Styrene and Methanol) - Global and China Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/petrochemicals.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 According to a new market report published by...

2013-06-27 23:37:25

NJ DEP made changes to their Vapor Intrusion guidance on sampling and mitigation. They addressed changes in concentrations in certain chemicals and also discussed background levels of existing chemicals in the household. New Jersey (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Changes in New Jersey’s VI guidance, and in a handful of associated documents, parallel ongoing changes to EPA’s VI approach, especially regarding the toxicity of some compounds. New Jersey's guidance specifies that “Individuals...

2013-05-27 23:01:52

Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Polyols (Polyether and Polyester) and Polyurethanes (Rigid foam, Flexible foam, CASE) Market For Furniture, Construction, Electronics & Appliances, Automotive, Footwear and Packaging - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," which observes that polyol demand was over 7.5 million tons in 2012 and is expected to cross 10.4 million tons by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2012...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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