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2011-12-13 18:00:00

Polycarbonate industry is highly promising and prospective in the emerging markets – the material here is continuously in demand.

2011-12-08 10:22:24

In fire experiments conducted in uniformly furnished, but vacant Chicago-area townhouses, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers uncovered temperature and heat-flow conditions that can seriously damage facepiece lenses on standard firefighter breathing equipment, a potential contributing factor for first-responder fatalities and injuries.

BPA Levels Increase With Canned Soup Consumption
2011-11-23 10:52:09

The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) - used in soup cans to prevent them from rusting - could increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, scientists warn.

BPA Exposure In Pregnancy Found To Affect Behavior Issues In Girls
2011-10-24 08:46:20

A new study on the potential health effects BPA suggests exposure to the chemical before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to researchers.

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2011-08-11 07:00:00

The cash register receipts that people place near paper money in billfolds, purses, and pockets has led to a worldwide contamination of paper money with bisphenol A (BPA) — a potentially toxic substance found in some plastics, thermal paper and other products.

2011-08-09 13:45:00

BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, announced an addition to its EMERGE(TM) Advanced Resins family in North America.

2011-06-06 15:16:03

Daily exposure to a chemical that is prevalent in the human environment, bisphenol A (BPA), causes lowered fertility in male mice.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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