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UNIAN: Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry - Kyiv Post


Kyiv Post
General Director of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Ihor Hramotkin has submitted his resignation because of disagreements with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on strategically important projects. Read more here. Found a ...

Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde: Healing mesenchymal cells morph and destroy muscles in models of spinal cord injury, ALS and ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
The findings were published today in Nature Cell Biology. By studying the muscles of ALS patients and mouse models of motor neuron injury or disease, the scientists found FAP cells actually promoted muscle wasting and scarring. The cells activated a ...

Unknown Contaminant Found In Seabird Eggs

Houston - United States

Researchers found an unidentified organohalogen contaminant in the eggs of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean seabirds. If a marine organism is the source, this would be the first instance of a naturally produced organohalogen accumulating in the eggs of wild birds.

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    Unknown Contaminant Found In Seabird Eggs
    A previously unknown contaminant, similar to PCBs and dioxins, and suspected to be of marine origin, has been found in the eggs of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean seabirds. If a marine organism is proven to be the source, it would be the first instance of a naturally produced organohalogen accumulating in the eggs of wild birds.

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    Fish - Birds - Marine - Biology - Oceanography - Geography - Ecology

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