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US researchers say the gas best known for being used in many stink bombs may also control blood pressure.
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By Schiffman, Susan S Graham, Brevick G; Williams, C Mike ABSTRACT The effectiveness of 18 alternative technologies for reducing odor dispersion at and beyond the boundary of swine facilities was assessed in conjunction with an initiative sponsored through agreements between the Attorney General of North Carolina and Smithfield Foods, Premium Standard Farms, and Frontline Farmers.
U.S. scientists say they've found a tiny amount of inhaled or intravenous hydrogen sulfide greatly improves the survival of rats with extreme blood loss.
SEATTLE, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the administration of minute amounts of inhaled or intravenous hydrogen sulfide, or H2S -- the molecule that gives rotten eggs their sulfurous stench -- significantly improves survival from extreme blood loss in rats.
By Keith Gushard, The Meadville Tribune, Pa. Jun. 21--The headaches were deja vu for Rich Dodge. "I came home from work and started not feeling good again," Dodge said Friday night as he stood outside his Lord Street residence. The mysterious rotten egg stench was back.
A large dairy in northwestern Minnesota with odors severe enough to drive nearby residents from their homes last week now faces legal problems.
Science fiction usually sticks hibernating spaceflyers in glowing capsules of goo, but a real-life ingredient for suspended animation may not be too far off, scientists say. Hydrogen sulfide is the key stinky compound in rotting eggs and swamp gas.
Heart rate and metabolism drop, while blood pressure and oxygen levels maintained
The greatest mass extinction in Earthâ€™s history also may have been one of the slowest, according to a study that casts further doubt on the extinction-by-meteor theory.
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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