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Arsenic and Fluoride Toxicity to Human Umbilical Vein Cells

Ma Y, Ma Z, Yin S, Yan X, Wang J. Arsenic and fluoride induce apoptosis, inflammation and oxidative stress in cultured human umbilical vein endothelial cells. 263 more words


Mrs' Trick for Living a More Positive Life!

In the last couple of years I have been striving to look at the world and all situations I find myself in with a “glass half-full” mentality. 295 more words

Mrs' Meaningful Adventures

How toxic flame retardant chemicals become-and stay-ubiquitous in our homes and bodies

A new report highlights the failure of federal regulations to keep harmful flame retardant chemicals out of homes and consumer products. Toxic by Design, released today by the… 783 more words


Weeding Out The Toxicity

“After all, a weed is justplant in a place you don’t want it to be,” Miss Jane Marple, in The Murder at the Vicarage… 313 more words


STOP THE WORLD, I WANT TO GET OFF - day 89 in a year of...

Day 89, October 21, 2016 @11:09 pm

Another day in a year of making changes.  It is a better day.  I made it so. I closed my door to the noise of the world and lived in my own sanctum. 104 more words

On Solidarity and Molecules (#MakeMuskratRight)

Last night, I was at a union meeting where my fellow university faculty were deciding whether to stand in solidarity with #MakeMuskratRight, an Inuit-lead protest in Labrador (northern Canada) defending the Land against  1,576 more words


Microplastic fragments and microbeads in digestive tracts of planktivorous fish from urban coastal waters

We investigated microplastics in the digestive tracts of 64 Japanese anchovy (Engraulis japonicus) sampled in Tokyo Bay. Plastic was detected in 49 out of 64 fish (77%), with 2.3 pieces on average and up to 15 pieces per individual. 158 more words