02 Aug 2016
Melbourne: Australian scientists have discovered a toxic form of mercury in Antarctic's atmosphere and sea ice.
27 Feb 2014
Washington: Scientists have linked secondhand smoke (SHS) with miscarriages and other outcomes in pregnant women, which could help public health professionals formulate guidelines.
22 Apr 2016
Washington: Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products like plastics, soap or nail polish may affect the amount of fat stored in the body, a new study has claimed.
28 Jul 2016
Washington: While all e-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals, factors such as the temperature, type and age of the device play a role in emission levels, a new study says. The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.
08 Feb 2013
Highly toxic chemicals were released during the disposal of industrial waste of now-defunct Union Carbide by a private firm at Pithampur in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, NGOs alleged citing RTI replies.
15 Apr 2016
New York: Love to binge on burgers, pizzas and French fries? Beware, as consuming fast food can expose you to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, which are used in food packaging, warns a new study.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: At least two people, including a civilian, were yesterday killed and another two injured following leakage of toxic fumes from the sewage plant on board Russian-made aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which was undergoing repairs at Karwar in Karnataka.
23 Aug 2016
Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra and Oscar-winner Jodie Foster joined hands to recreate a fun video on Britney Spears hit 'Toxic'.
03 Sep 2015
Beijing: Long term exposure to certain substances commonly used in personal-care products such as soap and shampoo, food packaging, and other everyday products could be linked to pregnancy loss, warns a new study.
10 Aug 2016
London: Seasonal allergies like hay fever reduce the presence of brain immune cells as well as increase the growth of nervous tissue, which may lead to changes in the brain, says a study.