News tagged with toxic chemicals

Study at Samsung says cancers unrelated to work

(AP) -- A study commissioned by Samsung into cancers among six of its semiconductor workers found they were unrelated to exposure to chemicals on the job but the electronics giant is not yet releasing the full results.

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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Cleaning up masterpieces with ... bacteria?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For most people the word bacteria will conjure up either images of nasty microorganisms that we fight against daily by cleaning the spaces around us, or the type of 'good' bacteria doctors ...

dateJun 09, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Plastic products leach toxic substances

Many plastic products contain hazardous chemicals that can leach to the surroundings. In studies conducted at the University of Gothenburg, a third of the tested plastic products released toxic substances, including 5 out ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Materials Science
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