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U.Va. pharmacology lab finds wrinkles in cells contribute to age-related diseases - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily


University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
A research team led by Pharmacology Asst. Prof. Irina Bochkis used a liver disease model to study age-associated diseases related to metabolism at the cellular level. The lab found that some diseases, including fatty liver disease, are caused by ...

Pa. officials on the lookout for threatening flora, fauna - Herald-Mail Media


Herald-Mail Media
The officials left with a resolve to work on eradicating the toxic flora and to keep the dangerous fauna at arms length. “All parts of the (poison hemlock) are poisonous to mammals, especially seeds and leaves,” Trilby Libhart, botany and weed ...

Lab identifies new model to study connectivity in the developing brain - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Dr. Francis, associate professor of neurobiology, details how NRX-1, the nematode equivalent to the neurexin protein in mammals, must be present for the formation of synaptic connections between specific types of neurons. In addition, the researchers ...

Toxic Mold Lab

San Antonio - United States

Environmental microbiology laboratory offering do-it-yourself mold testing products and kits for the home or office.

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A specialized microbiology laboratory in northern Nevada dealing with microbiological contamination problems in indoor environments, through ID of fungi and bacteria in mold samples.

Black Bread Mold
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Information from Wikipedia on Rhizopus stolonifer which is widely distributed and is to be found growing on aged bread and soft fruits.

Los Angeles Mold Inspection
United States

Mold Inspection, Mold Testing for Toxic Mold, Black Mold, Test for Mold. ISCT is a certified mold inspection company specializing in consultation, inspection, testing and analysis for mold in residential and commercial property, in the Los Angeles area.

Toxic Plant List
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Features a number of ways to avoid plant poisoning as well as list of toxic house and garden plants. From the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Life with Toxic Sulfide
United States

A talk by Alissa Arp about Hydrothermal Vents, Deep Sea Vents, Seeps and Estuarine Mud--Life with Toxic Sulfide - Taxa included are Pogonophora and Echiura

United States

National Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration. Toxicity-related guidelines to determine ecological risk, for use in evaluating sediment contaminated with toxic chemicals.

Toxic Chemicals in Coastal Environments (NOAA)
United States

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Response and Restoration, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Division assesses the effects of contaminants on the environment, assists in developing protective cleanups and coordinates projects to restore affected rivers, estuaries and other coastal ecosystems.

Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
United States

Information about the database of toxicological information compiled, maintained, and updated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Global Campaign to Reduce the Use of Toxic Chemicals
United States

Investigates toxic chemicals and their relationship to biodiversity, seeks alternatives to harmful synthetic agents, and educates the public and policymakers to the dangers of toxics.

Killer Whales Are Full of Toxic Chemicals
United States

An article from the Seattle newspaper discussing new Orca diseases.