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Knockout of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR) and its Binding Partner Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Nuclear Translocator (Arnt) each i by nih.gov Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The technology relates to two separate knockout mouse models of related transcription factors that bind each other. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) and the aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator (Arnt) protein are transcription factors that play an important role in mediating the effects ... Read on »
Hydrocarbons by Phillip C. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:31pm How can we run a car on vegetable oil? Since the hydrocarbon chains for diesel fuel and for vegetable oil are simmilar a diesel engine should run on clean veggie oil. We drew 2-d models of molecules and built 3-d models of hydrocarbons and compared them. Once we built the models and drew the diagrams it wa ... Read on »
Study Watch : Prenatal Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure and Child IQ at Age 5 Years by MJ Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 12:00am Photo by tedbassman (flickr) In the August 2009 issue of Pediatrics there is a study showing that some forms of air pollution can adversely affect a child's IQ if they are exposed early and often enough. Prenatal Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure and Child IQ at Age 5 Years Polycyclic aromatic ... Read on »
Scientists Map Origin of Large, Underwater Hydrocarbon Plume in Gulf by National Science Foundation Posted Thu 19 Aug 2010 3:08pm Scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and affiliated with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have detected a plume of hydrocarbons at least 22 miles long and more than 3,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a residue of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The 1.2-mile-wide, 650-foot-high ... Read on »
Gas wells often also have oil or other hydrocarbons as well as natural gas by Caoimhe Posted Thu 25 Jul 2013 7:31am A blown-out natural gas well blazing off Louisiana's Ralph Lauren Damen coast poses fewer environmental dangers than past offshore accidents because it appears to primarily involve gas that disperses relatively easily, scientists said Wednesday. "A gas well's not going to result in any kind of major pollution – perhaps not even significant polluti ... Read on »
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Smokeless Tobacco: Much Ado About Snuffing by Brad R. Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 12:00am In August, I wrote about a report by a prohibitionist University of Minnesota group claiming that one pinch of smokeless tobacco is five times more dangerous than smoking. They reported that smokeless tobacco products contain PAHs, a complex family of chemicals that are formed during the incomplete burning of almost any product, including c ... Read on »
CAUSES OF POLLUTION AND ITS TYPES by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 12:00am CAUSES OF POLLUTION AND ITS TYPES INTRODUCTION Pollution, contamination of Earth’s environment with materials that interfere with human health, the quality of life, or the natural functioning of ecosystems (living organisms and their physical surroundings). Although some environmental pollution is a result of natural causes such as volcani ... Read on »
Renewable Energy in Marrakech: Solar Water Pumps crown jakarta management by Paavo L. Facebook Posted Wed 22 May 2013 8:06am The Potential of Renewable Energies in Morocco FC2 Blog     Morocco has enormous solar and wind energy potential and plans to get 40%of its electricity from green energy sources by 2020, only 7 years from now.     This documentary explores the potential of clean energy in a country with loads of wind and sunshine, estimating tha ... Read on »
How NOx Reduction Makes the World Go Green by MichaelDavid Posted Thu 09 Jul 2009 6:28pm With the turn of the century, there has been an increase in concern over the health of the planet. Scientist and the government work hard to try and make changes to the environment. There was a realization that without the world, there was no life and therefore, it was imperative to save the world. With nations continuing to industrialize, it has ... Read on »
Synthetic Biology: Environmental Health Implications of a New Field by Environmental Health Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 9:00pm Synthetic Biology: Environmental Health Implications of a New Field Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »