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Chemicals Banned Decades Ago Discovered In Dead Illinois River Otters
2013-10-16 07:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online North American river otters in central Illinois are being exposed to chemical substances that had been banned for use in the US at least three decades ago, according to research published in the latest edition of the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Between 2009 and 2011, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources collected 23 river otter carcasses after the creatures had been accidentally killed. Their bodies...

2013-10-04 23:03:27

The supplier of rigid, flex and rigid flex printed circuit boards provides another quarter of near perfect customer service, on-time deliveries and perfect quality. Reno, NV (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 PCB Solutions is pleased to announce yet another quarter of near perfect deliveries as reported by one of our top customers, Miyachi Unitek Corporation (MUC). MUC’s latest supplier review was issued for the period beginning April 1, 2013 and covered performance through the period of June 30,...

2013-09-17 23:33:02

NMR Technology (No Molds Required) is a technology Envision Plastics and Design uses to manufacture custom plastic electronic enclosures with no tooling or molds. Since it’s a unique plastic fabrication process, some forethought goes into the design criteria to make an economical plastic enclosure. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In our last article, the topic of manufacturing custom water resistant enclosures was discussed with respect to their construction/design method....

2013-08-30 23:22:14

OKW Electronics, Inc has added two new ranges of pluggable PCB terminal block connectors to its huge range of components. The first is a range of Top Entry Pluggable Terminal Blocks which allow for easier connection and disconnection of the electronics components from PCBs in equipment cabinets and enclosures. Bridgeville, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 OKW Electronics, Inc has added two new ranges of pluggable PCB terminal block connectors to its huge range of components. The first is a...

2013-05-29 09:44:09

EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in Lake Geneva in surprisingly high concentrations EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in one of Western Europe's largest lakes, Lake Geneva, in large enough quantities to raise concern. While studies in the ocean have shown that these small bits of plastic can be harmful to fish and birds that feed on plankton or other small waterborne organisms, the full extent of their consequences in lakes and rivers is only now...

2013-05-09 23:45:38

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. Cave Creek, AZ (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. EMC is committed to developing innovative Printed Circuit Board (PCB) base materials with its halogen-free technology which are in line with future...

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Are Everywhere
2013-05-09 10:23:59

University of Iowa Since polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are produced through industrial processes or activities, it is assumed that people living in industrial cities will have higher concentrations of these toxic chemicals in their blood than people in rural communities. Researchers at the University of Iowa say this isn´t the case. In a paper published in March in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, scientists report that mothers and children in East Chicago,...

Some Cheeses Surpass Contaminant Levels Recommended By EU
2013-02-19 09:20:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) have analyzed more than 60 brands of cheese commonly available in supermarkets. The concentration of organochloride contaminants in the majority of the samples was lower than levels set by European legislation, but in a few cases it was higher. The scientists recommend that an eye is kept on polychlorinated biphenyls as they are carcinogenic. The majority of these...


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