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Alexei Navalny, Putin opponent, doused with chemicals outside Moscow office

Added: 28.04.2017 21:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

Russian opposition leader and activist Alexei Navalny was briefly hospitalized Thursday after being doused with chemicals for the second time in as many months.
Mr. Navalny, 40, was attacked by an unknown person while getting into a car outside his Moscow office, witnesses told regional media.
The assailant doused the ...


Settlement would have companies pay millions for spill

Added: 28.04.2017 18:50 | 5 views | 0 comments

Residential customers and small businesses could receive thousands of dollars under a proposed settlement with the companies sued for a chemical spill and resulting water crisis in West Virginia's capital area three years ago.


West Virginia State University Sues Dow Chemical For Contamination

Added: 27.04.2017 23:23 | 15 views | 0 comments

The school alleges the chemical manufacturing giant is responsible for the elevated levels of three likely carcinogens in its groundwater. Its lawsuit asks that the company provide for their removal.


Mushrooms get defensive

Added: 27.04.2017 17:39 | 10 views | 0 comments

Some mushrooms produce long-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids as their chemical defense against insect larvae. The biosynthesis of these polyenes relies on only one enzyme, as scientists have now discovered. They report the unprecedented multiple double-bond-shifting activity by the enzyme, which is representative of a yet uncharacterized phylogenetic clade of polyketide synthases.

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Dow Chemical's Profit Jumps Five-Fold

Added: 27.04.2017 12:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

Seeds and chemical maker Dow Chemical reported a larger quarterly profit from a year earlier, when the company recorded charges of $824 million.

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Flame retardant chemicals may affect social behavior in young children

Added: 27.04.2017 9:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Some chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study released today.


33% off MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths For Screens and Other Delicate Surfaces, 30 Pack - Deal Alert

Added: 26.04.2017 21:13 | 8 views | 0 comments

This extremely soft, high-quality 6x7 microfiber cloth from MagicFiber absorbs and safely removes dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt from eyeglasses, camera lenses, computer screens, televisions, and other delicate surfaces without any harsh chemicals. It's machine or hand washable, and is built to last. The cloths are highly rated on Amazon, where it currently averages 4.8 out of 5 stars from over 9,100 people (90% rate 5 stars: ). Its typical list price of $29.99 has been reduced 33% to $20 for a pack of 30 individually wrapped, so you may decide to toss one in everybody's stocking this holiday season. 


'Ageless' silicon throughout Milky Way may indicate a well-mixed galaxy

Added: 26.04.2017 20:09 | 11 views | 0 comments

New surveys of the element silicon may mean that the Milky Way is more efficient at mixing its contents than previously thought, thereby masking the telltale signs of chemical aging.

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Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales

Added: 26.04.2017 17:25 | 11 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering a dispute between rival drug companies that could affect how quickly life-saving generic medicines are available to the public. The case before the justices on Wednesday involves biologics — drugs made from living cells instead of chemicals. The drugs have led to major advances in treating diseases, ...]


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