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Soybeans Affected By Man-Made Materials In Soil
2012-08-21 12:42:09

Study says manufactured nanomaterials may be harmful to agricultural production Researchers contend that manufactured nanomaterials--now popular in consumer products such as shampoos, gels, hair dyes and sunscreens--may be detrimental to the quality and yield of food crops, as reported in a paper in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Manufactured nanomaterials are man-made materials produced by manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale....

Effects Of Manufactured Nanoparticles On Soybean Crops Examined By Scientists
2012-08-20 15:38:54

Sunscreens, lotions, and cosmetics contain tiny metal nanoparticles that wash down the drain at the end of the day, or are discharged after manufacturing. Those nanoparticles eventually end up in agricultural soil, which is a cause for concern, according to a group of environmental scientists that recently carried out the first major study of soybeans grown in soil contaminated by two manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs). The team was led by scientists at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of...

2012-01-21 08:00:00

Mike Greenberg joins Baswood as Director, Industrial Solutions San Bernadino, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 Baswood Corporation, a provider of advanced industrial wastewater treatment systems, is pleased to welcome Mike Greenberg as Director, Industrial Solutions. Mike joined the firm in December 2011 to lead sales and marketing efforts for industrial markets, with a focus on the food & beverage industry. Mike brings over 12 years of experience assisting food processing companies with...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

With time, wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) parts wear out, regulatory requirements tighten, and operational costs rise. Water professionals seeking solutions to these and other issues will converge at WEFTEC.11, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California, USA from October 15 through 19. Solutions to some of the industryâs toughest wastewater treatment challenges will be displayed at the Siemens booth. In addition to helping get new plants up and...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

After extensive testing and research, Schwing Bioset is proud to announce that the USEPA has given nationwide approval to the Bioset Process to reduce its operating temperatures from 70°C (158°F) to 55°C (131°F) as a Process to Further Reduce Pathogens (PFRP). Operating at 55°C (131°F) results in a greater than 20% reduction in operating costs for owners of the Bioset process. Somerset, WI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 After extensive testing and research, Schwing Bioset...


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