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2013-10-02 12:50:44

Streams below fracking wastewater treatment show elevated salts, metals, radioactivity Elevated levels of radioactivity, salts and metals have been found in river water and sediments at a site where treated water from oil and gas operations is discharged into a western Pennsylvania creek. "Radium levels were about 200 times greater in sediment samples collected where the Josephine Brine Treatment Facility discharges its treated wastewater into Blacklick Creek than in sediment samples...

2013-07-30 23:03:40

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine is offering Radium-223 (Xofigo) treatment for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine is offering Radium-223 (Xofigo) treatment for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. If prostate cancer grows outside of the prostate gland, it spreads into nearby tissues or...

2013-05-07 23:29:21

Invado Pharmaceuticals announced the acceptance of a NeutraSal antimicrobial pilot study poster at American Radium Society 95th Annual Meeting held in Scottsdale, AZ. In the study results, NeutraSal demonstrated antimicrobial properties that may benefit cancer patients. Pomona, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Invado Pharmaceuticals announced the acceptance of a NeutraSal antimicrobial pilot study poster at American Radium Society 95th Annual Meeting held in Scottsdale, AZ. In the study results,...

2012-03-21 14:09:02

Plants have long been known as the lungs of the earth, but a new finding has found they may also play a role in electrifying the atmosphere. Scientists have long-suspected an association between trees and electricity but researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) think they may have finally discovered the link. Dr Rohan Jayaratne and Dr Xuan Ling from QUT's International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH), led by Professor Lidia Morawska, ran experiments in...


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2009-07-09 17:04:18

Actinium is a radioactive chemical element. The symbol for Actinium is Ac and the atomic number is 89. Actinium was discovered in 1899 by French chemist André-Louis Debierne. It was the first non-primordial radioactive element to be isolated. Actinium is amongst a group of 15 similar elements within the periodic table that make up the actinoid series. This substance was also independently discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giesel in 1902 and named it emanium in 1904. In 1904 he named it...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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