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Science

  • Excessive PCBs in the Hudson River: Attributable to Incompleteness of Dredging, or to Seven Years of Dredging?

    By jwadmin on April 26, 2017
    By Robert A. Michaels and Uriel M. Oko Introduction GE (the General Electric Company) recently completed a seven-year US EPA mandated clamshell dredging project to remediate PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) contamination of the Hudson River. Post-project PCB levels in water and fish, however, are higher than anticipated, for example in 2016 requiring the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH 2016) to […]
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  • Nano lab’s trap catches cancer cells before they can get you

    By jwadmin on April 12, 2017
    By Ruth Fein Revell It’s a bit like building a better ant trap, only this one attracts wayward cancer cells. It isn’t typically a primary tumor that kills us. It’s the spread of the cancer inside it. So if malignant cells inclined to travel could be baited, collected, studied and better understood, it’s possible that these wanderers might be enticed […]
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