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Systematic characterization of sorption behavior of microplastic particles (master thesis project)

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste are produced out of which 10% have been estimated to end-up in the world’s oceans. Recently, there have been several studies investigating the occurrence of presence of microscopic fragments of plastics (MP) in marine systems. 132 more words


12 Ways to Detox Your Skin Care Routine

Avoid These 12 Ingredients and You’ll Be More Beautiful –

From the Inside Out!

Don’t judge a book by its cover or a face by the perfection of its skin!   623 more words

Functional Endocrinology Of Ohio

Is Your Mouth Full of Poison?

by Dr. Mary Shackelton, MPH, ND

It is astounding to think that there is still controversy surrounding whether mercury amalgams (the mercury fillings in your teeth) are dangerous or safe for your health. 763 more words


Does the presence of microplastics influence the acute toxicity of chromium(VI) to early juveniles of the common goby (Pomatoschistus microps)? A study with juveniles from two wild estuarine populations

Toxicological interactions between microplastics (MP) and other environmental contaminants are of grave concern. Here, the potential influence of MP in the short-term toxicity of chromium to early juveniles of… 120 more words


On the Etiquette of Crop Sprayers and other Countryside Users

Usually, when I walk the dog over the fields and I see some agricultural work going on, be it sowing, ploughing or spraying, I will chose an alternative, rougher route through the flood meadows along the river’s edge. 495 more words


Flavonoids make Papaya Leaf Tea Safe

In 2011 Brazilian scientists wanted to show that the apparent positive effect of papaya leaf on cancers was not toxic to the body.

The study used standard methods for discovery on this subject, and in the final analysis the study showed that papaya leaf is non-toxic by these methods and also disclosed the most likely substance in the papaya leaf that is responsible: it is the flavonoid in the leaf called rutin. 110 more words

Julia Ruffin Project

Toxicity 75

By Glen

Another week centered around the hospital for my family means a delayed Toxicity this week, dashed off during my Friday lunch break. Let’s get right to it. 1,273 more words

Airborne Toxic Event