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Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Yes, hardly old!  Every five minutes someone dies of a disease related to asbestos inhalation!

What is a disaster?

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines disaster as “a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction. Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)” »

Alzheimer’s Disease, Cancer and Antimatter – not another Black Hole!

Posted on January 9th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Alzheimers

(Source: www.kelownanow.com, January 1, 2016)

What do Alzheimer’s disease and cancer have to do with particle physics? Let’s say it has had a major impact on human health.  Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease, Cancer and Antimatter – not another Black Hole!” »