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Natural Sulfur Can Treat Pain From Osteoarthritis

... Arizona, had found out that a naturally occurring sulfur compound supplement called methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) could relieve the knee pain for people suffering // from osteoarthritis. When the condition of osteoarthritis attacks the knee, the consequences can be significant. Pain can become so intense t...

Aloe Vera Coating For Fruits And Vegetables Preservation

...ironmental benefits by providing an alternative to sulfur dioxide and other synthetic food preservatives that are commonly used on produce and increasingly the target of health concerns. Aloe vera gel has been used as a functional ingredient in some foods and beverages for years. Furthermore, the gel can ...

Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel

...oluene – than conventional jet fuels and is almost sulfur free. From an energy point of view, JP900 produces almost exactly the same Btu as JP8. Not only does JP900 meet most of the specification for JP8, but it also has the high flash point required of JP5, naval jet fuel and the thermal stability of JP...

Treating Bad Breath Yet A Challenge

... cause odor. The decay and debris produce volatile sulfur compounds -- or VSC -- that can cause ‘bad breath.... trial reported a 42 percent reduction in volatile sulfur compounds with tongue cleaning, 40 percent with tongue scraping and 33 percent with the tooth brushi...

China Introduces Solar-powered Baths

...the burning of low-quality briquette that contains sulfur dioxide and other poisonous elements, which can harm human health and environment. A solar energy bathing scheme set up by the Shandong-based Huangming Solar Energy Group and Yijianeng Solar Energy Company brought the idea of regular bathing to Zhu...

Structure of Iron Regulatory Protein-RNA Complex Solved

...s alternate form, IRP1 binds a cluster of iron and sulfur atoms to act as an important metabolic enzyme called aconitase. The assembly and disassembly of the iron/sulfur cluster in the aconitase form appears to be an effective mechanism for regulating IRP1 activity. "We found that when IRP1 releases the i...

Lead With a Poisonous Electron Shield

...on binds to four ligands, three of which involve a sulfur atom. When lead replaces zinc, it only binds to the three sulfur atoms. The reason for this is the emerging free electron pair of the lead cation. It acts as an elec...

New Device Against Harmful Compounds in Air

...ounds (VOCs) in air, including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides, contribute to smog and ozone levels and ar...y effectively removes VOCs as well as nitrogen and sulfur oxides from air at room temperature. The system involves highly porous manganese oxide with gold ...

China Turning Tables on the US on Food Import

...the port of Ningbo and Shenzhen found bacteria and sulfur dioxide in products shipped by three American comp...r at New York University, said she didn't know why sulfur dioxide would pose a problem, since it's often used to preserve raisins and other dried fruit. She s...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

...2,500 BCE, the first known pesticide was elemental sulfur dusting used in Sumeria about 4,500 years ago. By the 15th century, toxic chemicals such as arsenic, mercury and lead were being applied to crops to kill pests. In the 17th century, nicotine sulfate was extracted from tobacco leaves for use as an i...

Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat

...3th century, the crusts turned black with soot and sulfur from coal smoke. Brimblecombe explained that too much washing could damage the towers stonework. Our aim is to be aware of coming changes, prepare for them and keep them at a publicly-acceptable level, he said....

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...nclude VOCs, surface ozone, nitrogen compounds and sulfur dioxide. All play a major role in the chemistry of the atmosphere and as such are heavily involved in inter-relations between atmospheric chemistry and climate. According to Zhang, cars and trucks release VOCs, and he adds that gasoline evaporation...

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