Tag: "chromium" at biology news
Plastic that grows on trees
...temperatures, discovered that a particular metal — chromium
chloride — was by far the most effective at converting glucose to HMF with few impurities and, as such reactions go, at low temperature, 100 degrees centigrade. “This, in my view, is breakthrough science in the renewable energy arena,” said J.M. W...
Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
... a chemical referred to as hexavalent chromium, or chromium
6, causes cancer in laboratory animals when it is ... Program (NTP) shows that animals given hexavalent chromium
developed malignant tumors. "Previous studies have shown that hexavalent chromium
causes lung canc...
Katrina floodwaters not as toxic to humans as previously thought, study says
...hey also detected high levels of lead, arsenic and chromium
and noted that levels of these toxic metals were also similar to those typically found in the area's stormwater. In general, these particular findings were similar to those obtained by the Environmental Protection Agency in their initial assessment o...