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2013-09-26 23:30:32

ECOBOND LBP successfully combines hybrid paint technology with patented lead treatment technology to create a superior specialty paint product designed to seal and treat the hazards of lead dust

Cilantro Purifies Water
2013-09-12 14:45:06

Cilantro, a favorite ingredient in Mexican and Asian dishes, has been shown to help purify drinking water.

2013-08-09 23:20:42

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic to its website about the dangers of this type of poisoning.

2013-07-23 23:30:48

Lead Blood testing can help people who patronize or work for firing ranges to assess their risk for lead exposure.

2013-04-11 13:01:50

Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice.

Baby Food Companies Being Sued For Lead Levels
2013-04-08 18:36:10

An environmental group has leveled a lawsuit against a group of baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to put warning labels on products sold in California.


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.