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Soon, cements that self-repair cracks, store latent heat energy


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Cements that self-repair cracks and store latent heat energy could be the future building materials - thanks to the efforts of a Spanish researcher.Idurre Kaltzakorta studied the possibility ... Read more...

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Toxic chemicals found in pregnant women: US study


January 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new US study has found that the bodies of almost all pregnant women carry multiple chemicals.The research, conducted by the University of California, San Francisco, found that ... Read more...

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Pregnant women in US carry risky multiple chemicals


January 14th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Practically all pregnant women in the US carry multiple chemicals, including the banned ones, says a new study. The study is the first to take note of all ... Read more...

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Plastics chemical ‘can damage egg quality in women’


December 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman's eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study found.As ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical linked to reduced semen quality


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Kaiser Permanente study found that increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical BPA may harm sperm quality


August 4th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers have found that urinary concentrations of chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may cause decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.According to critics, BPA mimics the body's own hormones ... Read more...

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Plastics chemical BPA linked to PCOS


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new research has found that women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormone imbalance in women of reproductive age, have higher BPA blood levels.BPA, ... Read more...

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High plastic chemical levels in urine ruins males’ sex drive


May 28th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Rising levels of an organic chemical, found in a wide variety of plastic consumer products, in urine causes decreased sexual drive, more difficulty in an erection, lower ejaculation ... Read more...

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Increasing urine BPA level tied to worsening male sexual function


May 28th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Raising Bisphenol-A levels in urine is linked to worsening male sexual function, according to a study.The Kaiser Permanente research has been published online in the Journal of Andrology.Increasing ... Read more...

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Babies unwittingly absorb toxic bisphenol the most


April 6th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Many synthetic and packaging materials contain the hormonally active substance bisphenol A. Consequently, the substance can find its way into the food chain and the human organism. And ... Read more...

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BPA exposure may lead to fertility problems in female offspring


February 26th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy leads to epigenetic changes that may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring, a new study in mice has found.BPA, a ... Read more...

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Exposure to Bisphenol A may cause male impotence


November 11th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) High levels of exposure to Bisphenol A at the workplace may saddle male workers with impotence, according to a new study. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical found ... Read more...

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Workplace BPA exposure ups male sexual dysfunction risk


November 11th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Increased exposure to chemical bisphenol-A at workplace can increase the risk of reduced sexual function in men, reveals a new study.BPA is a chemical made in the production ... Read more...

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Food additive restores damaged polymers to full strength


October 16th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Food additives in damaged polymers can help restore them to full strength, say Illinois University scientists who cooked up the novel, self-healing system. "While our previous solvent worked ... Read more...

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Food addictive can boost plastics self-healing property


October 16th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have discovered that adding a dash of food addictive to damaged polymers can help restore them to full strength.The novel self-healing process, ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes produced from polymeric resins


February 8th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Scientists at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have successfully created carbon nanotubes from commercially available aromatic containing resins.The scientists have revealed that the method used by ... Read more...

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