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Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and how dangerous is it?

Added: 06.08.2020 22:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Ammonium nitrate has been blamed for a deadly explosion in Beirut, but what exactly is the chemical?

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Natural 'breakdown' of chemicals predicts lung damage in 9/11 firefighters

Added: 06.08.2020 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Abnormal levels of more than two dozen metabolites -- chemicals produced in the body as it breaks down fats, proteins and carbohydrates -- can reliably predict which Sept. 11 firefighters developed lung disease and which did not, a new analysis shows.

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E-cigarette vapor disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation

Added: 06.08.2020 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

E-cigarette vapor boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles, reveals a small experimental study.

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Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and how dangerous is it?

Added: 06.08.2020 21:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

Ammonium nitrate has been blamed for a deadly explosion in Beirut, but what exactly is the chemical?

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We’ve finally figured out where Stonehenge’s giant boulders came from

Added: 06.08.2020 17:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Most of the 50 huge boulders used to build Stonehenge’s iconic architecture have a chemical composition that suggests they came from a site 25 kilometres away

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Fast-food wrappers at McDonald’s, Burger King may be harbor toxic chemicals: report

Added: 06.08.2020 17:04 | 6 views | 0 comments

Toxic chemicals may be present in these fast food packaging, wrappers.

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Herbicide harming marsupial health and development, research finds

Added: 06.08.2020 15:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

Researchers exposed the adult female tammar wallabies to atrazine contaminated water throughout pregnancy, birth and lactation to help establish the extent of harm being caused by the chemical. They then examined the reproductive development of their young by assessing their growth and development to establish that the herbicide is causing major abnormalities in the male reproductive system in many animals.

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Lebanese authorities were warned about dangerous chemicals SIX YEARS before Beirut blast

Added: 05.08.2020 23:17 | 25 views | 0 comments

LEBANESE authorities were repeatedly warned about the dangers of storing tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate at Beirut port six years ago, letters have shown.

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Ammonium nitrate: What is ammonium nitrate? How explosive is it?

Added: 05.08.2020 23:05 | 25 views | 0 comments

AMMONIUM NITRATE is the chemical blamed for the blast which shook the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday, killing an estimated 350 people and injuring thousands more. What is ammonium nitrate, and how explosive it is?

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Discovery shows promise for treating Huntington's Disease

Added: 05.08.2020 20:20 | 12 views | 0 comments

Scientists have identified a new enzyme called 'TBK1' that plays a central role in regulating the degradation and clearance of the huntingtin protein and introduces chemical modifications that block its aggregation.

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