Administration: claims that Putin had hand in critic's poisoning very serious
Administration officials say new claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have ordered the poisoning of his critic and former KGB colleague Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 are “serious” and will ...
Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder
This week, the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko will deliver its findings. The former Russian spy was poisoned with a cup of tea in a London hotel. Working with Scotland Yard detectives,...
Here Are 10 Of The Deadliest Minerals On The Entire Planet
These minerals can be found all around the world, most of which are used in a variety of different everyday products…. and oh yeah…. They’re also some of the most toxic materials known to science! Che...
Ricin
A neo-Nazi who made the poison ricin and plotted to overthrow the government has been jailed for 10 years. Police found the deadly chemical when they raided ...
Polonium
Named after Poland, this element has a notorious reputation because of its use in atomic bombs and international murder allegations. More videos about all th...
Gadolinium
Gadolinium is element number 64. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Tin poisoning
Tin poisoning refers to the toxic effects of tin and its compounds. Cases of poisoning from tin metal, its oxides, and its salts are "almost unknown"; on the other hand certain organotin compounds ar...
Tin poisoning - Wikipedia
Administration: claims that Putin had hand in critic's poisoning very serious
Administration officials say new claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have ordered the poisoning of his critic and former KGB colleague Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 are “serious” and will ...
Oxidative stress
Oxidative stress reflects an imbalance between the systemic manifestation of reactive oxygen species and a biological system's ability to readily detoxify the reactive intermediates or to repair the r...
Isotopes of gadolinium
Naturally occurring gadolinium (Gd) is composed of 6 stable isotopes, Gd, Gd, Gd, Gd, Gd and Gd, and 1 radioisotope, Gd, with Gd being the most abundant (24.84% natural abundance). The predicted doubl...
Here Are 10 Of The Deadliest Minerals On The Entire Planet
These minerals can be found all around the world, most of which are used in a variety of different everyday products…. and oh yeah…. They’re also some of the most toxic materials known to science! Che...
Arsenic poisoning
Arsenic poisoning is a medical condition caused by elevated levels of arsenic in the body. The dominant basis of arsenic poisoning is from ground water that naturally contains high concentrations of a...
Plutonium in the environment
Since the mid-20th century, plutonium in the environment has been primarily produced by human activity. The first plants to produce plutonium for use in cold war atomic bombs were at the Hanford nucle...
Plutonium in the environment - Wikipedia
Hinkley groundwater contamination
The town of Hinkley, California, located in the Mojave Desert, had its groundwater contaminated with hexavalent chromium starting in 1952, resulting in a legal case against Pacific Gas & Electric ...
Incidents involving ricin
This is a list of incidents involving the poison ricin.
On September 7, 1978, the Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov was jabbed in the leg in public on Waterloo Bridge in the middle of London by a...
Incidents involving ricin - Wikipedia
Hayden Smelter
Hayden Smelter is a copper smelter at Hayden, Arizona, owned and operated by ASARCO. It has a 305 meters (1,001 feet) tall chimney, which is the tallest free-standing structure of Arizona.In 2011, the...
Hexavalent chromium
Hexavalent chromium (chromium(VI), Cr(VI)) refers to chemical compounds that contain the element chromium in the +6 oxidation state. Virtually all chromium ore is processed via hexavalent chromium, sp...
Potassium-40
Potassium-40 (K) is a radioactive isotope of potassium which has a very long half-life of 1.251×10 years. It makes up 0.012% (120 ppm) of the total amount of potassium found in nature.Potassium-40 is ...
Uranium
Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92. It is a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table. A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of whic...
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Neutron capture therapy of cancer
Neutron capture therapy (NCT) is a noninvasive therapeutic modality for treating locally invasive malignant tumors such as primary brain tumors and recurrent head and neck cancer. It is a two step pro...
Neutron capture therapy of cancer - Wikipedia
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (24 April 1817 – 15 April 1894) was a Swiss chemist whose work with atomic weights suggested the possibility of isotopes and the packing fraction of nuclei and...
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac - Wikipedia
Alexander Litvinenko assassination theories
Several theories on the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko were circulated following his death from polonium 210 poisoning on 23 November 2006. Litvinenko was a former officer of Russian Federal Se...
Alexander Litvinenko assassination theories - Wikipedia
Arsenic toxicity
Arsenic and many of its compounds are especially potent poisons. Arsenic disrupts ATP production through several mechanisms. At the level of the citric acid cycle, arsenic inhibits pyruvate dehydrogen...
Baritosis
Baritosis is a benign type of pneumoconiosis, which is caused by long-term exposure to barium dust.Barium has a high radio-opacity and the disease may develop after few months of exposure. Extremely d...
Baritosis - Wikipedia
Banana equivalent dose
A banana equivalent dose (abbreviated BED) is an informal expression of ionizing radiation exposure, intended as a general educational example to indicate the potential dose due to naturally occurring...
Banana equivalent dose - Wikipedia