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2011-01-03 09:18:30

Researchers are now impregnating plastics with compressed CO2 in a process that could lead to new applications ranging from colored contact lenses to bacteria-resistant door handles.

2010-12-02 16:07:37

Exposure to a ubiquitous environmental chemical during pregnancy may impair reproductive capacity of female offspring, according to a study published online in advance of print on December 2 in Environmental Health Perspectives.

2010-11-30 11:57:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc.

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2010-11-26 08:50:00

The European Union has placed a ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles beginning next year, citing concerns that the compound could potentially affect development and immune response in infants.

2010-11-18 10:13:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) recently received four 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) European automotive awards, including the highly prestigious Innovation Award for the seat belt microphone manufactured for Audi.

2010-11-04 06:30:00

BEIJING, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- LianDi Clean Technology Inc.

2010-10-27 23:01:00

The following statement can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D., of the Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) regarding the study, 'Urine bisphenol-A (BPA) level in relation to semen quality,' by De-Kun Li, et.

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2010-10-15 06:33:40

Bisphenol-A (BPA) -- a chemical used in baby bottles and other plastics -- has been declared a toxic chemical by the Canadian government, which has called for a ban on the industrial chemical.

2010-10-13 18:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Canadian Minister of the Environment today announcing the decision to list bisphenol A (BPA) as a toxic substance under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Steven G.

2010-10-12 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PlastiPure, a safe plastics technology company, announced today that it has received two grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety (NIEHS), a division of the NIH, and an additional grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).


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'.