Wannabe Assassin Gets 12 Years on Chemical Weapon Charges for Trying to Buy Dimethylmercury

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A Previously Undetected Chemical Reaction Has Been Spotted on Mars

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The source of this colorless gas remains unclear, but going theories include volcanic activity or a previously undetected chemical cycle tied to the Red Planet’s epic dust storms. For the first time ever, scientists have spotted hydrogen chloride on Mars.

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IBM launches AI platform to discover new materials

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Kids Are Being Exposed to a Lot of Concerning Chemicals Through Plastic Toys

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Children’s toys contain many potentially toxic chemicals, recent research suggests. The study highlights over 120 concerning chemicals commonly found in plastic toys that could possibly raise a person’s risk of health problems, including cancer.

Chemicals in Plastics Are a Global Health Threat, Says New Report

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A new scientific report out Tuesday concludes that plastics and the chemicals they leave behind in the environment are a major threat to human health.

Google and ZebiAI launch Chemome Initiative to identify ?chemical probes? with AI models

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Google partnered with startup ZebiAI to launch the Chemome Initiative, which aims to identify 'chemical probes' using AI techniques. Read More.

PATSCAN platform detects hidden weapons, chemicals, and bombs

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At CES 2020, Patriot One Technologies explained its PATSCAN platform, which can detect hidden weapons and more without the perpetrator even knowing they've been scanned

Arrests over attempts to secure hitman and chemical weapon show the dark web isn't always anonymous

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As per a Europol alert, an Italian man has been arrested on suspicion of hiring a hitman on the dark web. The assassin was contacted through a site specializing in murder-for-hire services and paid around 10,000 Euros (~$11,870) to kill the suspect’s ex-girlfriend

Patscan platform detects hidden weapons, chemicals and bombs

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At CES 2020, Patriot One Technologies explained its Patscan platform, which can detect hidden weapons and more without the perpetrator even knowing they've been scanned

Hackers tampered with a water treatment facility in Florida by changing chemical levels

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In doing so, the hackers were able to remotely control a computer to change the chemical levels of the water supply, increasing the amount of sodium hydroxide before a supervisor was able to catch the act in real time and revert the changes. “At Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

New ERP partnership takes on chemicals and plastics industry

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Lisam Systems, a producer of environmental health and safety compliance management software, has partnered with BatchMaster Software to deliver data sheets and labels compliant with the Globally Harmonized System for classifying and labeling chemicals.

Obesity, Infertility, and Low IQ Are Just Some of the Ways Household Chemicals Wreck Our Health

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A new analysis published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology on Tuesday found that a growing number of endocrine-disrupting household chemicals have been linked to widespread health problems, including infertility, diabetes, and impaired brain development.

Industry Marketplaces Take Off: A Spotlight On Chemicals

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Flame Retardant Chemicals In A Mattress Can Be Dangerous For Health

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Information Technology Blog - - Flame Retardant Chemicals In A Mattress Can Be Dangerous For Health - Information Technology Blog. It is for this reason the polyurethane foam is to be wrapped or treated with fire retardant chemicals. However, several studies have found that this flame retardant chemical used to treat the polyurethane is known to cause several serious health issues such as: Infertility.

Sironix raises $1.8M to ramp up production of its plant-based, eco-friendly cleaning chemicals

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The new funds will allow the company to scale production of its Eosix technology — a plant-based innovation that can replace potentially hazardous, petroleum-derived chemicals found in shampoos, detergents and cleaning products.

420 Blaze It (The Planet)

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Hurricane Laura Sparks a Chemical Plant Fire, Continues to Wreak Havoc on the Gulf Coast

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Hurricane Laura’s devastation is becoming clear as light spreads over Gulf Coast. The storm made landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana early Thursday with “catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The U.S. Is One Step Closer to Establishing a Research Program to Block the Sun

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Maintaining Voluntary Measures for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Could be Deadly

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A water system in Florida has been accessed by an unknown intruder who made an attempt to alter the chemical balances used to treat water in a way that could […].

We Need 6 Times More Minerals to Meet Our Clean Energy Goals

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A Major Ocean Current May Be Hurtling Towards Collapse

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The ocean may have less time than we thought before massive, irreversible shifts take place. A new study finds that a crucial ocean system may reach its “tipping point” sooner than predicted if the rate of climate change continues at a breakneck pace. Read more.

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After 69 Years, Chemists Finally Get a Good Look at Einsteinium

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A Proposed Plastics Plant Will Test Joe Biden’s Commitment to Environmental Justice

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Myrtle Felton has lived in St. James Parish her whole life, but it looks nothing like it did when she was young. Read more.

The $21 Billion Reason to Clean Up Abandoned Oil Wells

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Scientists Found A New Way To Break Down the Most Common Plastic

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Shocking Findings Show the Amazon May Already Be a Greenhouse Gas Emitter

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Historically, the Amazon rainforest has been one of the planet’s most important sources of carbon sequestration, caching billions of tons of carbon from the atmosphere every year.

Tear Gas Is Dangerous and Should Be Illegal

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Tear gas is a chemical weapon that is banned for use in warfare , yet U.S. tear gas george floyd police brutality science chemical weaponspolice have repeatedly deployed it against people protesting police brutality and anti-black violence this week.

Palantir Issues Additional Details About Industrials Capabilities to be Shown at “Double Click” on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Palantir’s customers in Industrials span automotive, distribution, heavy manufacturing, chemicals, utilities, and others.

Someone Hacked Into a Florida City's Water Supply and Tried to Poison It

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Soil May Not Be Able to Keep Storing Carbon Dioxide as Emissions Increase

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This Anti-Burglar Device From 1923 Was Inspired by Horrific Gas Warfare of World War I

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Undercover Investigation Reveals Supermarkets Are Destroying the Climate

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Quip's New Mouthwash Dispenser Is Lovely and Also a Little Unnecessary

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BASF to Collaborate With HPE on 1-Petaflop Supercomputer

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System expected to significantly cut research time for world's largest chemical maker Read More. Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPC

Former CDC Director Under Trump Now Promoting Unproven Virus-Killing Tech for 'Big Ass Fans'

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The former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under Donald Trump, Dr. Robert Redfield , has landed a sweet gig at.Big Ass Fans. Read more.

These Butterflies Use Their Putrid Genitalia to Keep Rivals Away From Mates

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A chemical produced by the male genitals of this tropical butterfly is so repulsive, scientists refer to it as an “anti-aphrodisiac.” Read more. heliconius erato insect butterflies lepidoptera

Sustainability: A Million-Dollar Opportunity for the CIO

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Because like information technology, corporations must weave sustainability into the fabric of the enterprise to generate the opportunities that companies like The Dow Chemical Company, SAP and Intel have orchestrated. ” To generate revenue, Dow Chemical created a Sustainability Chemistry Index, which increased its sales of sustainable chemistry products between 2009 and 2010, rising from 3.4 The CIO is in a great position to lead sustainability initiatives at a corporation.

Scientists Have Discovered a New Case of Rogue Pollution

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Two years ago, they identified rogue sources of ozone-depleting chemicals. In a new study out Monday they found sources of new potentially damaging chemicals while highlighting… Read more.

The Wild Ways Local Governments Are Blocking Renewable Energy

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“Shadow flicker” from wind turbines, concerns about sparrow habitat on landfills, and worries about “toxic chemicals” from solar panels are just some of the ways municipalities are slowing down renewables installation.

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Scientists Just Found a New Kind of Rock Under the Pacific Ocean

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An international team of scientists drilled nearly a mile into the Pacific seafloor and extracted a variety of the volcanic stone chemically and mineralogically different from any previously known sort. New basalt just dropped.

New Culture War Just Dropped: World’s Largest Jeweler Pivots to Lab-Grown Diamonds

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If you can bring yourself to wear a diamond that doesn’t represent a shaved-down bit of the planet’s finite supply, but is chemically identical to the original product and denies warlords funding—then Pandora is your shop.

Missing: 50,000 Salmon

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But it’s not an oil, gas, or chemicals; what leaked is at least 50,000 fish. A leak in Tasmania is sparking fears of pollution. Farmed salmon, to be exact. Read more. salmon fish leaks tasmania

5G is safe, so why do people believe it makes them ill?

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Engadget looked into the phenomenon of unexplainable symptoms, which is called “Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance,” often known as multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) or environmental illness.