Battle to Stop Chemical Warfare Wins 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

On October 12, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Battle to Stop Chemical Warfare Wins 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

Graphic: Jonathunder/Wikimedia Commons The use of a lethal chemical agent in Syria this summer time underscores the continuing danger that these kinds of horrific weapons pose. The Business for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has led the global charge to ban chemical weapons, and the  Norwegian Nobel Committee has…

Stem Cells Reprogrammed Utilizing Chemical substances By yourself

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Turning human cells into stem cells with out changing their genes could direct to therapies that do not carry a danger of generating mutations. Graphic: ANDREW BROOKES/CORBIS Scientists have shown a new way to reprogram grownup tissue to become cells as flexible as embryonic stem cells—without the addition of extra…

EPA Defends Chemical Screening of Reduced-Dose Hormone Outcomes

On June 28, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on EPA Defends Chemical Screening of Reduced-Dose Hormone Outcomes

Atrazine, a pesticide used largely on corn, has been linked to low-dose hormone modifications in animals. Picture: Flickr/Victor Bayon The U.S. Environmental Defense Company has concluded that recent testing of hormone-altering chemical compounds is ample for detecting lower-dose consequences that may possibly jeopardize well being. This arrives in response to…