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2012-10-01 06:23:05

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoridation is an "unacceptable risk," says Public Health Professor Niyi Awofeso in the Journal Public Health Ethics, August 2012. He writes, "There is insufficient ethical justification for artificial water fluoridation," reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF). Awofeso, a University professor in Australia, who published over 70 peer-reviewed academic papers in respected journals, says: 1) No evidence...

2012-07-25 06:37:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Harvard University researchers conducted a review of fluoride/brain studies and concluded that there is a possibility of adverse effects of fluoride exposure on children´s neurodevelopment. Children in high fluoride areas had significantly lower IQs than those who lived in low fluoride areas, and the EPA says that there is substantial evidence of developmental neurotoxicity. Fluoride, or fluosilicic acid, is added to US water supplies at approximately 1 part...

2012-07-16 02:20:16

WENDELL, N.C., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrans Inc. announces a safe replacement for hydrofluoric acid and other acids used to brighten aluminum. Safe-Bright(TM) uses a new material that received the EPA P2 Pollution Prevention Award. Safe Bright(TM) is a new product that will deoxidize and brighten aluminum surfaces. The product is non-regulated by DOT. The product carries an HMIS code 1 (eye and skin irritant). Safe-Bright(TM) replaces hazardous hydrofluoric acid and ammonium...

2012-04-04 03:16:49

QUT's first foray into space is bound to be a giant step for mankind. Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity drop tower, has partnered with the United States Air Force to fund world-first research into the development of ZBLAN glass. Dr Castillo said the special glass will be the first QUT project to be launched into space. "True ZBLAN glass fibers can only be made in the...

2011-10-03 15:32:08

Professor Handong Liangfrom State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, China University of Mining and Technology Beijing and his group demonstrate that hydrogen fluoride is the prior releasing form of fluorine in long-term air-exposed coal under combustion and mild heating, which may change current understanding of the cause and prevailing mechanism of coal burning endemic fluorosis. Proper amount of fluorine (F) ingestion can prevent tooth decay, yet longterm excessive intake...

2010-12-07 10:11:00

In the news release, China Shen Zhou Updates on Industry Dynamics, issued 07-Dec-2010 by China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. over PR Newswire Asia, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph, first sentence, should read "Similar to rare earth minerals, fluorite is rare and not recyclable, and it is becoming scarcer." rather than " Similar to rare earth minerals, fluorite is rare and recyclable, becoming scarcer and it is not recyclable," as originally issued...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. ("China Shen Zhou", or the "Company")(NYSE Amex: SHZ), a company engaged in the exploration, development, mining and processing of fluorite, zinc, lead, copper, and other nonferrous metals in China, today announced that management is providing an update on the changing fluorite industry dynamics that should improve fluorite and hydrofluoric acid production and pricing. Recently, the Chinese...

2010-05-03 10:45:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- We inform that BRF's 20-F 2009 is already available at the site www.brasilfoods.com/ir. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090710/SPF002LOGO) SOURCE BRF Brasil Foods S.A.

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2010-01-26 09:46:44

A study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides new information about the rates at which three of the most powerful greenhouse gases are destroyed by a chemical reaction that takes place in the upper atmosphere. The three compounds are potentially important because they absorb infrared energy in the so-called "atmospheric window" region "“ at wavelengths where other major greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide allow radiation...

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2009-12-10 13:28:27

Newly patented method could improve superconductors, optical devices, and microelectronics Two scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a method to control the buildup of hydrogen fluoride gas during the growth of precision crystals needed for applications such as superconductors, optical devices, and microelectronics. The invention "” by Vyacheslav Solovyov and Harold Wiesmann and recently awarded U.S. Patent number 7,622,426...