Archive: 12/10/2010

Percolating a solution to hexavalent chromium

The metal chromium is an essential nutrient for plant and animal metabolism, but it can accumulate to toxic and hazardous levels in the environment when discharged in industrial waste water; a point made infamous by the movie ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Environment
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NFL players with concussions now sidelined longer

NFL players with concussions now stay away from the game significantly longer than they did in the late 1990s and early 2000s, according to research in Sports Health. The mean days lost with concussion increased from 1.92 ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Health
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Do have have a herding instinct?

( -- A new study shows that consumers have a herding instinct to follow the crowd. However, this instinct appears to switch off if the product fails to achieve a certain popularity threshold.

dateOct 12, 2010 in Social Sciences
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