News tagged with toxic chemicals

Opinion: Cleaning up chemistry

Chemical manufacturing is a huge industry that delivers much needed chemicals to a variety of industries. Almost all of the everyday things we buy or use have been made in part with man-made chemicals. Laws and regulations ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in Materials Science
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Scientists dig deep to cut mine poisons

Widespread environmental damage caused by toxic chemicals and acid leaching could be a thing of the past if new processing methods under development at Flinders University are scaled up and adopted by miners.

dateAug 05, 2016 in Environment
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No criminal investigation planned into faked lab results

No criminal investigation is planned after a worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado was accused of intentionally manipulating test results, potentially tainting research on energy and toxic chemicals, officials said Tuesday.

dateJul 06, 2016 in Other
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Replacing noble metals with nickel

Chemical synthesis can transform commodity chemicals into complex life-saving drugs, household products, or advanced materials. But this "alchemy" can also produce huge amounts of toxic waste or require harsh and dangerous ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Materials Science
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