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Heavy metals are generally defined as metals with relatively hi...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
Heavy metals are generally defined as metals with relatively high densities, atomic weights, or atomic numbers. The criteria used, and whether metalloids are included, vary depending on the author and context. In metallurgy, for example, a heavy metal may be defined on the basis of density, whereas in physics the distinguishing criterion might be atomic number, while a chemist would likely be more concerned with chemical behaviour. More specific definitions have been published, but none of these have
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Tests: Few heavy metals in river after coal plant dam burst

WRAL.com - 04 Oct 2018
RALEIGH, N.C. — Despite the gray muck that fouled the Cape Fear River near a Wilmington power plant after Hurricane Florence, water tests so far show heavy metals contained in coal ash are within state standards, North Carolina environmental officials ...
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Magenta Shade for Anodized Aluminum Is Free of Heavy Metals

Products Finishing Magazine - 09 Oct 2018
Sanodye Magenta LF combines red with a touch blue in a non-bleeding, single-dye formulation that is also heavy-metal free. According to the company, the product offers a unique level of light and weather fastness for indoor and outdoor applications ...
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Our chronic crisis: the invisible killer

Independent Tribune - 21 Oct 2018
For the ongoing pain, I sought natural remedies, physical therapy, massage therapy and eventually nutritional labs, food sensitivity and heavy metal analyses. I was told if I didn't want to get sicker, in fact get CANCER, I needed to seriously detox ...
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Back to Basics: Detecting Heavy Metals Using X-Ray Fluorescence

Quality Magazine - 02 Oct 2018
X-Ray Fluorescence analysis plays an important role in protecting consumers by detecting possible toxic heavy metals in electronics, automobiles and medical devices before they make it to market. The potential risks extend beyond components' useful ...
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Toxic metal cadmium found in jewelry in Washington

KIRO Seattle - 20 Oct 2018
Lead researcher Caroline Cox said she found significant levels of the heavy metal in 31 items sold at major retailers such as Nordstrom Rack, Burlington Coat Factory and Walgreens. Cox said the majority of items that tested positive for cadmium came ...
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Tests show few heavy metals in river after coal plant dam burst

Salisbury Post - 06 Oct 2018
RALEIGH — Despite the gray muck that fouled the Cape Fear River near a Wilmington power plant after Hurricane Florence, water tests so far show heavy metals contained in coal ash are within state standards, North Carolina environmental officials said ...
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The Low Down On Plastic Pollution And How It Affects Sharks

Forbes - 21 Oct 2018
But what they may also be straining is plastic-associated toxins, such as heavy metals and phthalates. "Exposure to these plastic-associated toxins pose a major threat to the health of these animals since it can alter the hormones, which regulate the ...
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Some Popular Baby Foods May Contain Unsafe Levels of Heavy Metals

Modern Readers - 19 Oct 2018
A new study from Consumer Reports intimates that many types of food commonly fed to babies and toddlers, unfortunately, contain “measurable levels” of heavy metals. As a matter of fact, roughly 70 percent of the products tested—50 different packaged ...
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How heavy metals are helping spread drug resistance

Tech Explorist (press release) - 03 Oct 2018
Exposure to cadmium is making typhoid-causing bacteria, Salmonella, stronger and difficult-to-treat with conventional antibiotics, a new study has suggested. Researchers have identified exposure to cadmium as a reason for Salmonella becoming resistant ...
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Liquid metal discovery to make toxic water safe and drinkable

Science Daily - 25 Sep 2018
Professor Kalantar-zadeh believes the technology could be put to good use in Africa and Asia in places where heavy metal ions in the water are at levels well beyond safe human consumption. It is estimated that 790 million people, or one in 10 of the ...
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10 Best Filtered Water Bottles: Your Buyer's Guide (2018)

Heavy.com - 20 Oct 2018
In fact, your water will be purified in roughly 15 seconds, regardless of the source. This filtration system removes the majority of viruses, bacteria, and parasites. It's also designed to filter out heavy metals, chemicals, and particulates. Aside ...
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Cheap nano-filter scrubs toxic metals from polluted water

ZME Science - 26 Sep 2018
Heavy metal contamination causes serious health problems and children are particularly vulnerable,” says Dr. Ali Zavabeti, a researcher at RMIT and the paper's lead author. “Our new nano-filter is sustainable, environmentally-friendly, scalable and ...

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