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"Yellow Rain" by Lois Ember

Ember, Lois R. “Yellow Rain.” Chemical and Engineering News 62 (9 Jan. 1984). 8-34. Print.

In her article, Ember analyzes U.S. government claims that the Soviet Union supplied chemical weapons in the form of yellow rain to communist forces in Laos, who then used them as part of a genocide campaign against the Hmong. 1,342 more words

Yellow Rain

How Mold Spores and Mycotoxins Affect the Body

Written by Susan Lillard – Source: http://www.urthpro.com

Mold spores are in the air everywhere looking for the moisture required to grow. Water from a shower, a leaky faucet or toilet provides all the moisture needed for them to grow and multiply. 1,305 more words

Health Issues From Mold Exposure

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Massachusetts

WTR-RI Research & Analysis Team Note:

Following are links to two Associated Press Stories that appeared in the Providence Journal recently.  They describe some of the regulations with respect to product safety and on site practices dispensaries in Massachusetts must follow. 83 more words

Print & Web Media

Drinking a lot of beer increases exposure to mycotoxins

EurekAlert 22 June 2015

Researchers from the University of Valencia (Spain) have analysed the mycotoxins produced by certain microscopic fungi in the beer and dried fruits, such as figs and raisins, confirming that these products meet food regulations. 53 more words

Food Science

Day 145 Experiences

I’m writing from home for the next two days.

It was painfully hard to get up knowing that my commute to work is just down the hall to my office. 456 more words

Daily Updates

Keeping cool in a warming world

This is Clementina Barajas, I first met her while I was working with Engineers Without Borders Colombia.

Clementina offers her vegetables at the local farmer’s market every Sunday morning. 825 more words


Europe Day 2015 celebrations feature aflatoxin research by Finland-funded FoodAfrica program

As part of celebrations in Nairobi last week to mark Europe Day 2015, the Finland-funded FoodAfrica program took part in an exhibition at the residence of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Kenya where several project outputs were showcased. 135 more words