News tagged with risk assessment

WWII shipwrecks could threaten US coast

On the evening of Feb. 2, 1942, an unarmed tanker with 66,000 barrels of crude oil on board was steaming in the Atlantic, about 90 miles off Ocean City, Md. Without warning, it was struck by German torpedoes. The attack set ...

dateJul 17, 2011 in Environment
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Which chemicals are hazardous to reproduction?

Regulatory authorities around the world can in future instruct manufacturers of chemicals and drugs to check their products for harmful effects on reproduction by means of a new test with molluscs. After over 10 years of ...

dateNov 11, 2016 in Ecology
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A sweeter way of teaching health and safety

A new study shows using chocolate as a test material in experimental, hands-on practical work increases student engagement. It provides a much better way than previous methods for helping students understand the importance ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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