Tag: "chromium" at biology news
Plastic that grows on trees
... temperatures, discovered that a particular metal chromium
chloride was by far the most effective at converting glucose to HMF with few impurities and, as such reactions go, at low temperature, 100 degrees centigrade. This, in my view, is breakthrough science in the renewable energy arena, said J.M. White...
Los Alamos National Laboratory making progress in Groundwater Protection Program
... liquid wastes, which LANL considers the source of chromium
and other contaminants recently detected in groundwater, is controlled or has been practically eliminated, the report says. Solid wastes and contaminants, which the laboratory considers to have less potential to impact groundwater in the near future...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 28, 2007
... In this Special Edition: Sweet solution for chromium
toxicity in industrial waste Antidote for fuel ce..., at 9:35 a.m. Central Time Sweet solution for chromium
toxicity in industrial waste Sugar shows promise in laboratory studies as a environmentally-friend...
UN, industry, others partner to create world standards for e-scrap recycling, harvesting components
...and capacitors); and lead, mercury, cadmium, zinc, chromium
and other heavy metals (in monitors and other devices). Studies show rapidly increasing concentrations of these heavy metals in humans; in sufficient dosages, they can cause neuro-developmental disorders and possibly cancer. Waste of valuable resou...
Chromium picolinate shows greater benefits in diabetes care than other forms of chromium
...I) reported today that a peer reviewed analysis on chromium
picolinate was published in the current edition of...nology & Therapeutics. The analysis confirms that chromium
picolinate is effective in improving glycemic control and normalizing lipid levels in people with ty...
Sweet success for pioneering hydrogen energy project
...at identifying ways of removing pollutants such as chromium
(VI) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the environment. The reactors used by this parallel initiative also required hydrogen and this was supplied by the confectionery waste initiative too, further underlining the 'green' benefits offered by ...
PNNL recognized for commercializing technology
...asily adapted to target toxic metals such as lead, chromium
and radionuclides. Tests conducted at PNNL revealed 99.9 percent of mercury in waste water was captured after three successive treatments, reducing levels to well below the Environmental Protection Agency's discharge limits. A licensing agreement has...
Katrina floodwaters not as toxic to humans as previously thought, study says
...hey also detected high levels of lead, arsenic and chromium
and noted that levels of these toxic metals were also similar to those typically found in the areas stormwater. In general, these particular findings were similar to those obtained by the Environmental Protection Agency in their initial assessment of...
Scientists develop life-saving chrome
...sion and adds an aesthetically pleasing sheen, but chromium
comes with serious health risks and chromium
compounds have been shown to cause cancer. Speaking at an Institute of Physics conference in Chester...
Researching airborne metals in transit workers' bodies
... increase the total amount of iron, manganese, and chromium
that the students breathed. The levels of these airborne metals in the subway air were more than 100 times higher than outdoor or other indoor air in New York, but still 1000 times lower than the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Permis...
UC researchers discover gene that causes heavy metal poisoning
...admium, lead, silver, mercury, nickel, arsenic and chromium
into the environment. In the 1920s, UC researchers determined that exposure to lead (a nonessential heavy metal) in gasoline resulted in birth defects, mental retardation, loss of balance and other brain, kidney, liver or lung damage. Since then, the...
Scientists decipher genome of bacterium that helps clean up major groundwater pollutants
...nella oneidensis , which can remove metals such as chromium
and uranium from water. Pseudomonas putida , a soil bacterium that breaks down organic pollutants. Deinococcus radiodurans , a radiation-resistant bacterium that can be used to help bioremediate radionucleotides at radioactive ...
Investigating the Columbia River and Estuary: A primary focus of research
...r materials production. Effects of hexavalent chromium
on fall Chinook salmon in the Columbia River at Ha...rly life-stage fall Chinook salmon from hexavalent chromium
entering the Columbia River from Hanford groundwater. The study addresses survival, differences in ...
New method studies living bacterial cells
...nce of the biofilm cells promoted tolerance to the chromium
and reduced its toxicity level. Finally, when the cells made the transition from the planktonic state to the biofilm state, the scientists observed changes in the concentrations of many transition metals required for bacterial life. These results su...