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A silent pandemic: Industrial chemicals are impairing the brain development of children worldwide

Boston, MA - Fetal and early childhood exposures to industrial chemicals in the environment can damage the developing brain... Read More

MIT: ‘Micro’ livers could aid drug screening

MIT researchers have devised a novel way to create tiny colonies of living human liver cells that model the full-sized... Read More

Crucial Barley Gene Identified

Adelaide scientists have identified the major gene responsible for boron toxicity tolerance in barley, allowing breeders... Read More

Modifications render carbon nanotubes nontoxic

Rice team mitigates toxicity of tiny cylinders with chemical changes HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2005 -- In follow-on work to last... Read More

Sediments In Many Central Valley Streams Contain Toxic Levels Of Pyrethroid Pesticides

BERKELEY A family of pesticides used increasingly nationwide in place of more heavily restricted organophosphate... Read More

Role of selenium-fortified yogurt against aflatoxin-contaminated nuts

Aflatoxins produced by a certain molds that are poisonous carcinogens which grow mostly in soil, hay, decaying plants and... Read More

Culture of Animal Cells: A Manual of Basic Technique by R. I. Freshney

Culture of Animal Cells: A Manual of Basic Technique       ... Read More

Growth and mineral nutrition of Eucalyptus maculata and Eucalypts urophylla in nutrient solution with increasing concentration of copper


Potential viral therapy weapon for difficult cancers is safe and effective in study

Study led by Cincinnati Children's proposes further development to advance treatment CINCINNATI - Combining a herpes virus... Read More

No more test tubes on four feet? EPA moves toward animal-free toxicity tests

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to switch to a new generation of animal-free tests for predicting the... Read More

Researchers Combine Electronics With Living Cell To Create Potential Toxicity Sensor

Berkeley - In experiments conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, researchers have found a way to tap into... Read More

Long-lasting Nerve Block Could Revolutionize Pain Management

April 16, 2009 — Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have developed a slow-release anesthetic drug-delivery system... Read More

Computational model simulates AZT metabolism in mitochondria

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have developed a computational model that... Read More

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of the Components of Gasoline

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of the Components of Gasoline by Richard G. Skalko The reproductive,... Read More

Quantum dots may be toxic to cells, environment under certain conditions

January 28, 2009 -- Researchers in Texas are reporting that quantum dots (QDs) — a product of the revolution in... Read More

Effects of removing symbiotic green algae on the response of Hydra viridissima (Pallas 1776) to metals

Effects of removing symbiotic green algae on the response of Hydra viridissima (Pallas 1776) to metals W. Karntanut and D.... Read More

Mouse study identifies protective mechanism against alcohol-induced embryo toxicity

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which the eight amino acid peptide NAP, an active fragment of a neuroprotective... Read More

New chimeric mouse model for human liver diseases, drug testing

Cells cultured in the lab are like a fish out of water. Often, their behavior does not reflect their biological function... Read More

Overview of Inhalation Toxicology

Overview of Inhalation Toxicology by Michael A. Dorato* The development of inhalation toxicology as a distinct discipline... Read More

Acute toxicity of heavy metals towards freshwater ciliated protists

Madoni P, Romeo MG. Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Università degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11/A,... Read More

Evaluation of land farming and chemico-biological stabilization for treatment of heavily contaminated sediments in a tropical environment

*R. H. Adams; F. J. Guzmán-Osorio Laboratorio de Biorremediación, División Académica de Ciencias Biológicas,... Read More

Toxicology-on-a-chip tool readies for market

University and biotech company collaboration prepares MetaChip for technology transfer Recalls of popular prescription... Read More

UCSD researchers develop ‘smart petri dish’

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed what they call a "Smart Petri Dish" that... Read More

Class of antibiotics can enhance gene-silencing tool

A way to turn off one gene at a time has earned acceptance in biology laboratories over the last decade. Doctors envision... Read More

Daptomycin Treatment in Gram-positive Vascular Graft Infections

Daptomycin is a lipopeptide antibiotic used as treatment for systemic infections caused by gram-positive organisms. Its... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Copper Oxide Effective Against Nematodes In Small Ruminants

      St. Croix sheep have shown resistance to parasites and tolerance to hot... Read More

Electrochemical simulation of triclosan metabolism and toxicological evaluation

Triclosan is a broad spectrum antibacterial or antifungal agent found in some consumer products. Such as in antiseptic... Read More

Nanoparticles in dietary supplements cause health concerns, regulatory challenges

An increase in the number of dietary supplements made with nanoparticles — so-called “nanoceuticals” — is raising... Read More

Assessment of Metal Availability in Smelter Soil Using Earthworms and Chemical Extractions

TECHNICAL REPORT: Heavy Metals in the Environment Jason M. Conder, Roman P. Lanno and Nicholas T.... Read More


toxicity The quality of being poisonous, especially the degree of virulence of a toxic microbe or of a... Read More

Food Safety Evaluation of Crops Produced through Biotechnology

Food Safety Evaluation of Crops Produced through Biotechnology Bruce M. Chassy, PhD University of Illinois, Urbana,... Read More

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses TS Sathyanarayana Rao1, MR Asha2, BN Ramesh3, KS Jagannatha... Read More

New tests: Marijuana damages DNA and may cause cancer

Using a highly sensitive new test, scientists in Europe are reporting “convincing evidence” that marijuana smoke... Read More

How Superbugs Control Their Lethal Weapons

May 27, 2009 — It appears that some superbugs have evolved to develop the ability to manipulate the immune system to... Read More

Extracts Of Catfish Caught In Polluted Waters Cause Breast Cancer Cells To Multiply

November 9, 2007 — Exposing estrogen-sensitive breast cancer cells to extracts of channel catfish caught in areas... Read More

Content and distribution of heavy metals in roots, stems and leaves of tree seedlings in soil contaminated by zinc industry wastes

Abstract: An experiment was carried out in greenhouse to evaluate total content and distribution of heavy metals in... Read More

Why does an anti-anthrax drug kill plants too?

May 12, 2004 -- Scientists at the John Innes Centre (JIC), Norwich (1) have today reported that a very successful... Read More

Cancer Treatment: Light Powered Platinum 80 Times More Powerful Than Similar Cancer Treatments

Researchers from the Universities of Warwick, Edinburgh, Dundee and the Czech Republic’s Institute of Biophysics have... Read More