Lessons in lies: How the BBC, school text books and even exam boards have twisted history to smear Florence Nightingale and make a saint of this woman
Indeed, the planned statue might better be viewed not as a monument to a giant of nursing, but as a symbol to the way in which history ... she described in her memoirs how she added lead acetate and mercury chloride. Both are highly toxic, cause ...
In The Final Analysis, A Seemingly Simple Liquid Demands A Complex Choice
mercury, selenium, silver, fluoride, nitrate, aluminum and sodium show the subtle variation between waters and indicate their particular character. Tests for secondary parameters like chloride, manganese, iron, pH, hardness, total dissolved solids (TDS ...
Can Cigarette Butts Be Recycled?
In part that’s because cigarette butts are toxic. As cigarettes are smoked, filters trap all sorts of toxic chemicals — nicotine, arsenic, cadmium, vinyl chloride, acetone, mercury and lead — that can leach into surroundings. So collecting butts is ...
Mercury laden skin creams sought in Bay Area
mercuric or mercurous chloride, experts advise. The creams are often used to make age spots, freckles and blemishes less visible. People from countries where lighter skin is considered a status symbol also sometimes use the products to lighten overall skin ...
'Saltwater' From Fracking Spill Is Not What's Found in the Ocean
These include: Sodium and chloride (the compounds that make up table salt). Heavy metals such as chromium, cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, arsenic, selenium, silver, cadmium, antimony, mercury, thallium and lead. Radioactive material from buried rock.