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2013-09-13 10:18:50

Even though sewage treatment plants are not designed to remove tiny amounts of pesticides, they do an excellent job of dealing with the most widely used family of home and garden insecticides, scientists reported here today. Their study on pyrethroid insecticides — used in more than 3,500 products — was part of the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. "We found that advanced sewage treatment reduced the...

Good Hygiene Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-09-05 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Good Hygiene May Be Bad For Your Brain ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Good hygiene typically leads to good health, but new research appearing in the journal Evolution, Medicine and Public Health suggests that people living in industrialized nations could be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease due to cleanliness. Specifically, Dr. Molly Fox, lead author of the study and Gates Cambridge Alumna, and colleagues report that men and...

2013-08-12 23:19:45

Crisis Far More Urgent than Even Jay-Z May Realize Says Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Rapper and philanthropist Jay-Z is on the right track with his campaign to help people become involved with the global water crisis, reports water researcher Sharon Kleyne. While Kleyne has only high praise for the hip-hop star, she believes that his “Water for Life” campaign doesn’t go far enough and that too many people, including Jay-Z, remain uneducated...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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