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Tests show no harmful chemicals in bread: Bengal bakeries

The West Bengal Bakery Co-ordinators Committee and West Bengal Baker's Association said tests showed the absence of certain harmful chemicals which were reported in bread samples by a recent Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) study.

This summer say bye to wet wipes!

It is even medically proven that wipes do not provide any skin benefits.

Is Russia using white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria?

Russian airstrikes are reportedly using deadly white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria.

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

The President urged those present to segregate the initiatives which do not require any funds and are within the control of the institutions themselves from the ones which need additional funding.

Study highlights key hindrances to organic farming

The study noted that 95.5 per cent consumers are aware of ill effects of chemical-based agricultural products while 88.6 per cent consumers feel organic products are better than chemical based.

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

The Virgo cluster, located about 54 million light-years away, is the nearest galaxy cluster and the second brightest in X-rays. 

Avoid cosmetics during first trimester for a healthy baby

Besides cosmetics and lotions, the list of products that expectant mothers should avoid during first trimester.

Beware! Your new clothes may have harmful toxins

Several substances related to health risks were identified and not even organic cotton was a guarantee for non-toxic textiles, researchers said.

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash  

Chemicals used in Tianjin explosions not identified yet: Chinese officials

The dangerous chemicals stored at a warehouse in China`s Tianjin city that was rocked by a string of explosions, leaving 50 dead and over 700 injured, have not yet been identified, authorities said on Friday.

Is your food really 'chemical-free'?

 Are you obsessed with detox food products that are supposedly free from chemicals? Well, there is no such thing as a "chemical free" food, shows a research.

'Explore coal gasification as feedstock for petrochemicals'

'Explore coal gasification as feedstock for petrochemicals'

India should explore using coal gasification as feedstock to produce chemicals and petrochemicals in order to increase domestic output of these energy products, a top official said on Tuesday.

K'taka not under our ambit: CFTRI on Maggi sample refusal

 A day after a Mysuru-based Central food research institute refused to accept samples of Maggi noodles sent by Karnataka government for testing, the organisation today said that the state does not fall under its jurisdiction and they should be sent to Kolkata.

DNA: Harmful chemicals found in Maggi, Nestle India still in denial mode

International survey reveals that more than half the Indian businessmen are ready to give or take bribe.

Taal Thok Ke: Does 'Maggi' contain harmful chemicals?- Part II

The two-minute 'Maggi' noodles came under regulatory scanner after samples collected in some parts of Uttar Pradesh were tested in the lab and results showed that it contains high amount of Monosodium glutamate (MSG) and lead.

Taal Thok Ke: Does 'Maggi' contain harmful chemicals?

The two-minute 'Maggi' noodles came under regulatory scanner after samples collected in some parts of Uttar Pradesh were tested in the lab and results showed that it contains high amount of Monosodium glutamate (MSG) and lead.

Natural plant chemicals block tooth decay

A new study has suggested that oral care products containing a natural chemical that stops bacteria harming teeth could help prevent decay.

As war memories fade, Vietnam still battles Agent Orange legacy

 Tan Tri doesn`t know a thing about Agent Orange. But doctors say he lives with its effects every day, when he crawls off his wooden bed and waits for someone to feed him. He is 25.

High flavours in e-cigarettes bad for health

The high levels of chemicals used to flavour some brands of e-cigarette fluid could be respiratory irritants, says a new study.

Tampons can identify sewage pollution sources in rivers

Tampons can identify sewage pollution sources in rivers

Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.