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2012-12-05 14:39:02

A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening.

Lower Air Pollution Linked To Higher Mortality
2012-12-04 10:38:42

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that a decrease in the air pollution levels is linked to improved life expectancy in the United States.

Amazon Rainforest Clouds Created By Salt
2012-09-11 05:11:50

To learn how aerosol particles form in the Amazon, an international team of scientists analyzed samples of naturally formed aerosols collected above the forest floor, deep in the rainforest.

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals.

2012-07-19 23:00:14

Home Air Check announces that its do-it-yourself home air quality test identifies air pollutants that are of concern to pregnant women.

Sea Turtles At Risk Due To Pollutants
2012-07-01 09:58:50

Researchers at NIST's Hollings Marine Laboratory and four partner organizations have measured for the first time concentrations of 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) in five endangered species of sea turtles.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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