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Rift Valley Fever: Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania

I recently returned from Tanzania having spent two weeks in Arusha. The headline in the Arusha Times the day after we arrived read “Fear… 447 more words

Environmental Chemistry

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Symptoms & Treatment: A Bacterial Infection Caused by STIs and Other Complications

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a relatively common infection, resulting in one in 60 visits to the doctor by women under 45 according to Bupa Healthcare. 622 more words

Environmental Chemistry

Queensland Tiger: Australia’s Mystery “Cat” of Interest to Cryptozoologists

The Queensland Marsupial Feline

One branch of cryptozoology deals with animals thought to be extinct, such as the coelacanth, a fish thought to be so that was caught off of the coast of Africa in the 1900s. 462 more words

Environmental Chemistry

Contaminants in sea animals – including seafood

Dear readers, since Monday 20th of November I can tick a new box when I book my flights because I’m a doctor. The title is doctor in Environmental Engineering, but I say doctor in Environmental Chemistry as it better decribes the content of my thesis, which I summarise here. 497 more words

Chemistry

Mechanisms Used by Extremophiles: Techniques for Microbial Life Survival in Extreme Environments

An extremophile can be one of many different types of organisms. Some are aerobic and some anaerobic. Some exist best in extreme environments consisting of high temperatures or low pH, while others require the complete opposite. 391 more words

Biodiversity

Safety of H1N1 Influenza Mist & Injected Vaccine: Two Types of Swine Flu Vaccination Formulas, Spray vs. Injectiion

The new H1N1 swine flu vaccines will soon be available. Are they safe? Which formulation is better? Here is what the infectious disease experts are saying. 417 more words

Biodiversity

Fundamentals of Chemistry Lecture 2

Fundamentals of Chemistry Lecture 2

Chapter 1

FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY LECTURE 2

Branches of Chemistry

1.      Physical Chemistry

The branch of Chemistry that deals with the laws and theories to understand the structure and changes of matter is called Physical Chemistry. 664 more words

Chapter 1