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Carter shows a special kind of courage

...chair for hours while poisonous chemicals are dripped into your veins in an...to kill the cancer cells.These chemicals are so dangerous that the nurses...them into your bloodstream.The chemicals used against cancer cells also kill...

Weeds remain nuisance in Savannah River

...scheduled until spring.Officials lower the water level to help the herbicide reach the plants, but the current tends to carry chemicals away before they can take effect. Cutting the plants only works if the loose weeds are taken out of the water entirely to...

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Academic newsmakers

...Physics; Perron Jones of Martinez, Master of Science in Computer Science; Joon Koh of Martinez, Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Ilya Kovalenko of Martinez, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Benjamin Musall...

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Don't flush medications, drop them instead

...say disposing of those medications and chemicals into the wastewater system only causes...way to get rid of those medications and chemicals ? in a secure drop box located at the...antibiotics and hormones. But those chemicals contribute to the formation of antibiotic-resistant...

Evidence of harm is plain in child's death

...there's no shortage of data to support that premise.First, there's the actual physical harm from exposure to harmful chemicals. Then there's the emotional and psychological harm caused by parental neglect and instability. But there's also the erosion...

Use caution when using pesticides

...example is glyphosate, and the chemical name is N -(phosphonomethyl...but are actually the same chemical component.The pesticide...carefully, because the same chemical can be marketed under different...millions of dollars on these chemicals to ensure nontarget damage...

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Be on guard for herbicide carryover

...are aminopyralid, clorpyralid, and picloram. It can be difficult to confirm that manure or hay has not been exposed to chemicals. Many times, livestock owners will unknowingly purchase hay that has been treated. They feed it to their livestock and...

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Maple trees can be vulnerable to root rot

...remove them from the property. Pruning may also help control these diseases by allowing more air flow to dry out the leaves.Chemical control is rarely needed, and is most often not feasible due to the size of most maple trees. However, some homeowners choose...

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Chiggers can be difficult to avoid in the outdoors

...spraying your clothing with an insecticide containing permethrin, such as Permanone or Sawyer. Just be sure not to apply this chemical directly to your skin. For hunters and non-hunters, there are several clothing lines (ElimiTick, Insect Shield, No-fly...

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North Augusta High School dedicates new science, business wing in honor of 'Flannie'

...which was later developed into the advanced placement course.She received the Chemistry Award in Teaching from the American Chemical Society and was named North Augusta High's Teacher of the Year.The $10.4 million science building, a 45,610- square-foot...

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