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A toy scare involving a popular holiday item came to a halt on Monday after federal safety regulators denied rumors that the Zhu Zhu Pets had hazardous levels of antimony in them.
Biomethylation of arsenic compounds appears to cause oxidative DNA damage and to increase their carcinogenicity.
NEW YORK, Nov.
A Kansas State University geologist and graduate student are finding that the most important tools in their fieldwork on groundwater arsenic pollution are women and children armed with pamphlets and testing kits.
MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy firms were honored in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's annual list of the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Akros Silicon Inc., a leader in intelligent energy management ICs, will be presenting at Darnell's Digital Power Forum (DPF '09) being held from Sept. 21-23, 2009, in Santa Ana, California.
Researchers in Austria say they found wide variations in how people absorb arsenic into their bodies. Study leader Kevin Francesconi of the University of Graz in Austria finds the ability to eliminate arsenic from the body ranging from study participants who eliminated 95 percent of the ingested arsenic to others who eliminated as little as 4 percent. The study, published in Chemical Research in Toxicology, points out standards in many parts of the world -- including areas of the United...
Large variations exist in peoples' ability to eliminate arsenic from the body, according to a new study that questions existing standards for evaluating the human health risks from the potentially toxic substance.
DEARBORN, Mich., Aug.
Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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