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2014-07-17 23:01:34

New research report “Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), by Mode of Action (Selective & Non-Selective) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global herbicides market is projected to post a CAGR of 6.2% during 2014-2019. London, UK (PRWEB) July...

Turtle Tumor Disease Not Caused By Organic Pollutants
2014-07-16 03:19:16

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) For nearly four decades, scientists have suspected that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) contributed to a green turtle's susceptibility to the virus that causes fibropapilomatosis (FP), a disease that forms large benign tumors that can inhibit the animal's sight, mobility and feeding ability. In a new study, researchers from the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university partner facility in Charleston, S.C., and from...

2014-07-15 23:09:29

Investigation warns of bogus 'natural' beauty claims, ingredients to avoid; Plus, apps that can help shoppers identify safer products YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Beauty products and cosmetics have become overgrown with labels covered with flowers and greenery and words like natural and healthy. The September 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features an in-depth look at hidden health risks that can be found in cosmetics and other beauty products, ingredients to...

2014-07-14 12:23:10

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Herbicides are used to kill undesirable plants and weeds. They are a very essential part of modern agricultural practices. The herbicides market is mainly driven by the limited availability of arable land, high profitability...

2014-07-01 11:07:45

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Emotional and behavioral problems show up even with low exposure to lead, and as blood lead levels increase in children, so do the problems, according to research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The results were published online June 30 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. "This research focused on lower blood lead levels than most other studies and...

2014-07-01 10:14:37

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Elevated blood lead levels appear to be associated with teacher-reported behavioral problems in a study of preschool children in China. Author: Jianghong Liu, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues. Background: Lead toxicity can lower a child's IQ. Blood lead concentrations greater than 10 μg/dL also have been linked to behavior problems in children. Still, the effect of lead on children's behavior is less understood than its...

2014-06-18 23:05:40

Potassium fertilizer market is calculated by subdividing or segmenting the market into micromarkets, based on the share of each application, product. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/potassic-fertilizers-reports-5050640576.html. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Potassium is an essential nutrient, which is required for protein production, enhancing water absorption efficiency, early growth stimulation, and immunity towards diseases. The increasing population and food requirements are...

2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA), a group representing the leading manufacturers of flame retardant chemistries, today sent a letter to Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson urging him to reverse Kaiser Permanente's decision to cease purchasing for its health care facilities furniture that contain...

2014-05-21 08:23:03

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/thkh73/heat_stabilizers) has announced the addition of the "Heat Stabilizers - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Heat Stabilizers in Tons by the following Product Segments: Lead Stabilizers, Tin Stabilizers, Mixed Metal Stabilizers, and Organic Stabilizers. The report...

Hazardous Flame Retardants Found In Preschool, Childcare Settings
2014-05-16 03:51:20

By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous. The study, published online today (Thursday, May 15) in the journal Chemosphere, was led by researchers at UC Berkeley and funded by the California Air Resources Board. Although many infants and young children spend up to 50 hours per week in day care, the study authors noted that this paper...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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