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Dip chip technology tests toxicity on the go Public release date: 14-May-2012[ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: George Hunkaghunka@aftau.org212-742-9070American Friends of Tel Aviv University Dip chip technology tests toxicity on the go Biosensor warns of toxicity in real time, says Tel Aviv University researcher From man-made toxic chemicals such as industrial by-products to poisons that occur naturally, a water or food supply can be easily contaminated. And for every level of toxic material ingested, there is some level of bodily response, ranging from minor illness to painful certain death.
Almost seven years after the devastating tsunami of 2004, more than 20 nations* will participate on 12 October in a full-scale exercise to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System. This exercise, organized under the auspices of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, will also see responsibility for the issue of advisories handed over to [...]
MPs and officials inside the Samoan parliament quickly evacuated the building when another quake hit Samoa after eleven yesterday morning. The Parliament session was unceremoniously aborted as MPs quickly headed for the door to access their vehicles should a tsunami warning be sounded. The session resumed half an hour later and the Prime Minister told [...]
An Alert Simulation Exercise on tsumanis will be carried out in all island states of the Indian Ocean, including Mauritius on 14th October. Suresh Boodhoo, Director of the Mauritius Meteorological Services (MMS) indicated on Monday that the action will be coordinated by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) based in the American state of Hawaii [...]