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  1. Another man's poison

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys To prop up one segment of Hong Kong's economy, volunteers are being sought who are prepared to lay down their lives. Those who step forward will have to ingest known carcinogens along with traces of polonium-210, a radioactive substance used to kill former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko; acrolein, an agent in mustard gas; and benzopyrene, which causes genetic ...

  2. Magazines - Faces - BEAUTY PROFILE

    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by TAMA LUNG

    ... their molecules that teach your skin unparalleled resistance to external aggressions, and to repair its genetic damage, working to boost cells' longevity," Visoanska says. "Some of them ...

  3. Health bites

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Passing out parade If you find yourself fainting often, your parents might be to blame. New research published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, shows fainting appears to have a strong genetic component. Fainting is a brief loss of consciousness when the body reacts to certain triggers, such as emotional ...

  4. Yunnan plant dumped toxic dregs for two decades

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of lung cancer and cause genetic disorders. The report said the chemical plant was ordered to build a retaining wall to prevent the toxic dregs from being washed into the Nanpan River ...

  5. Failure to find cause of toxic spill

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Guangdong residents. Chromium increases the risk of lung cancer and may cause genetic disorders. ...

  6. A little berry with a big vitamin C punch

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... may also slow the ageing process by minimising damage to cells from free radicals. If left unchecked, these can damage cell membranes and the genetic material (DNA) within the body's ...

  7. Sam's science project

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... professor c. he was an inventor Question 7 The Curies did experiments with... a. heat and light b. the chemical element uranium c. genetics Question 8 The Curies were awarded... a. a Nobel Prize ...

  8. Cracking the Easter egg code

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wynnie Chan Let's look at the evidence 1 Chocolate contains flavonoids, antioxidants that help to repair the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are formed from environmental toxins such as pollution and cigarette smoke. They wreak havoc in our bodies by starting a chain reaction that damages cell membranes and genetic material within those cells, causing heart ...

  9. Brand story: Antipodes

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... in the use of genetically modified ingredients, synthetic fillers, artificial colours or fragrances, sodium lauryl sulfates, mineral oils, petrochemicals, animal ingredients (except honey and beeswax ...

  10. Chemistry Uncaged: at a cinema near you?

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the award-winning biography A Beautiful Mind, and an Oscar-winning movie of the same name. The first Jurassic Park film probably gives the shortest and clearest layman explanations of genetic engineering ...




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