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Latest Persistent organic pollutants Stories

bald eagles
2015-02-11 09:05:13

Not really, but they are one of the most contaminated avian species on the planet, according to researchers from the University of Michigan in a recent edition of the Journal of Great Lakes Research.

2014-11-20 23:04:49

The bromine derivatives market in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow with a CAGR of 3.27% from 2013 to 2018.

2014-08-29 04:20:35

TEL AVIV, Israel and BATON ROUGE, La., Aug.

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

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.

2014-06-30 15:01:16

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants.

2014-06-29 23:01:21

The demand for new and modern cars will drive the demand for bromubutyl rubber; a derivative obtained by the reaction of butyl rubber with bromine, and is mainly used in tires.

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

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

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.

2014-05-15 11:27:07

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.