Benzene

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Name: Benzene
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Victorian government bans fracking chemical

BTEX chemicals include substances such as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene which can be harmful to human health and the environment."The government is acting to ban the use of BTEX chemicals to make sure precious natural resources like ground ... [Published ABC Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

ETH spin-offs in the fast lane

Dr Alexander Ilic and Michael Born from Dacuda are listed in tenth place (photo: ®BrunoArnold)Another ETH spin-off among the top ten is Climeworks   in seventh place. The company has developed CO2 collectors enabling pure CO2 to be filtered from the air ... [Published ETH Life - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Breathe Easier With Broccoli

The fight against air pollution has just gone green – broccoli green!  Drinking one cup a day of broccoli-sprout tea  can help your body get rid of toxic carcinogens, like benzene, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins.LIKE BlackDoctor.org on Facebook! ... [Published BlackDoctor.org - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Ultra-thin 'diamond nanothreads' developed

Almost a century after it was first attempted, scientists have successfully compressed separate carbon-containing liquid benzene molecules into a diamond-like material.Chemists at Penn State University, US have, for the first time, discovered how to produce ... [Published Laboratorytalk - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Asia benzene prices firm up from improved demand last week

Asia : During last week, Asian benzene market was firm and prices went up due to improved downstream demand coupled with ... ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Benzene
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Dicationic Organic Salts: Gelators for Ionic Liquids

Diimidazolium and dipyrrolidinium organic salts were tested for their ability to gel both organic solvents and ionic liquids. Organic salts containing the 1-(1-imidazolylmethyl)-3,5-di-(3’-octylimidazolylmethyl)-benzene and the 1-(N-pyrrolidylmethyl)-3,5-di-(N,N-octylpyrrolidylmethyl)-benzene ... [Published RSC - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Where to place plants in your home

Plants are great additions to your home. They not only help spruce up a tired corner in your space, but they also help you de-stress and purify the air circulating in your home.According to a study conducted in 2008, researchers found that recovering ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Formaldehyde, Benzene, Toxin
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Picene - the future face of molecular electronics

Researchers from five Japanese and Taiwanese universities have identified a potential candidate for use in small-scale electronics: a molecule called picene.The development could take our definition of portable to the next level, enabling the construction ... [Published ElectronicsOnline - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Air quality improves

Society DeskAir pollution has social, economic, cultural and health impacts on humans, said Massoumeh Ebtekar, the head of the Department of Environment (DOE).She noted that air pollution gives rise to a number of diseases.“Air pollution directly affects ... [Published Iran Daily - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

High downstream trends pull up Asian benzene prices

Asia : High downstream product prices pulled up benzene prices in Asia on Thursday, 18th Sept. In Korea, prices went up by ... ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Benzene
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

Foxconn denies benzene linked to leukemia

FOXCONN Electronics, a Taiwan-funded Apple supplier, has denied that benzene exposure led to several leukemia cases among employees at its plant in south China’s Shenzhen City.In a statement to Xinhua news agency, the company said employees who suffered ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Research and Markets: Global Aromatic Chemicals (Benzene, Toluene & Xylene) Market 2014

Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6xr4ck/global_aromatic ) has announced the addition of the "Global Aromatic Chemicals (Benzene, Toluene & Xylene) Market 2014" report to their offering.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Toluene, Benzene, Chemical

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"The real takeaway here is that once you no longer detect dangerous chemicals you don't close the books and move on" Bianchi said. "Those residual ghost signatures remain."
"Where it's out of favour to introduce BTEX as an additive, you're still being able to, in the fracking process, bring up these BTEX chemicals to the surface because they're naturally occurring in oil and gas" she said
..."It is as if an incredible jeweler has strung together the smallest possible diamonds into a long miniature necklace," Badding said in a release . "Because this thread is diamond at heart, we expect that it will prove to be extraordinarily stiff, extraordinarily strong, and extraordinarily useful."
The two listed SCOK partners are "North China Institute of Science and Technology" and "the InstituteInstitute of Process Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences" . However when I researched deeper into these two organizations, and any Underground Coal Gasification technology they might have, what I found was (not)...

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Arsenic-Laced Coffee Good for You [Published The Moderate Voice - Sep 20 2014]
by Walter Brasch You’re sitting in your favorite restaurant one balmy September morning. Your waitress brings a pot of coffee and a standard 5-ounce cup. “Would you like cream and sugar with it?” she asks. You drink your coffee black. And hot. ...
A Quick Whirl Around the Fracking World: 18 Sep... [Published Firedoglake - Sep 19 2014]
  A Quick Whirl Around the Fracking World * USA . Are you ready?  The People’s Climate March is set to go on Sunday, September 21st, at 11:30 am in Central Park West, New York City. Why’s it so important? See here and here , for example. If you’re ...
Valero's Promise to Benicia: We'll only have an... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 18 2014]
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