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.

Holi: Tips to take care of your skin, hair from harmful chemical colours!

Here's a few tips to take care of your skin and hair from harmful chemical colours during Holi.

Everyday chemical exposures linked to earlier menopause

 A new study has demonstrated that few women experience menopause two to four years earlier whose bodies have high levels of chemicals found in plastics, personal-care products and common household items.

New sensor spots minute quantities of atmospheric mercury

Researchers have developed a new sensor to detect minute levels of mercury in the atmosphere in just 10 seconds.
 

Beware! Packaged water harmful to health

Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new study has revealed, that it may be exposing your body to an onslaught of chemicals.

Chemicals from personal care products contaminate pools

A new study suggests that apart from urine, pharmaceuticals and chemicals from personal care products end up in swimming pools and may impact your health.

Prenatal exposure to these 2 common chemicals can tank your baby's IQ

A new research has revealed that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of two common chemicals found in the home, di-n-butyl phthalate (DnBP) and di-isobutyl phthalate (DiBP), are associated with substantial reductions in the IQ of children.

Exposure to fracking chemicals may pose threat to human reproduction, development

A new study has revealed that exposure to chemicals released during natural gas extraction might be harmful for human reproduction and development.

Syria has removed 100 percent of declared chemicals: Team chief

The head of the international team of weapons experts charged with overseeing the elimination of Syria`s chemical stockpile told Reuters on Monday that Syria had removed all its declared arsenal from its territory.

Briton had bomb-making chemicals, Kenya expert tells trial

A Briton on trial in Kenya for plotting bomb attacks possessed chemicals capable of making an explosion, a government chemist told a court in the port city of Mombasa Thursday.

Saliva may protect you from chemicals in tea, coffee

Believe it or not! Your saliva can rescue you from powerful toxins present in tea, coffee and liquid smoke flavouring.

Scores killed in Kenya by toxic homebrew alcohol

At least 80 people have died in Kenya and dozens more have been blinded or fallen ill after drinking a toxic homebrew thought to have been laced with industrial chemicals, officials said today.

Syria has 8% of chemical material left: Monitor

Syria still holds around eight percent of its chemical weapons material, missing a deadline to remove or destroy it all, the mission overseeing the destruction of its arsenal said Sunday.