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this is a general term for anything which has the ability to cause injury. The hazard associated with a potentially toxic substance is a function of its toxicity and the potential for exposure to the substance. The probability of exposure to the substance is a risk factor.

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Re: A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species

... heart is in the right place ; but U forgot a few equations ; If U change these Species from on e area too another ; EATING ; what will there eat ; HAZARDS ; will they effect the surrounding area with this "NEW" species ! Let's say it like "U" have a ship "It takes on OCEAN ...

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by EtriganNE
Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species
Replies: 4
Views: 5708

Re: What is salt stress?

... in estuaries and saline deserts. These plants, called halophytes, have distinct physiological and anatomical adaptations to counter the dual hazards of water deficit and ion toxicity. Salinity can affect any process in the plant's life cycle, so that tolerance will involve a complex interplay ...

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by Makyhg
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What is salt stress?
Replies: 8
Views: 21221

Re: Blind faith

... I see blind faith as initially being the tendency to believe certain people. Children need to believe their parents, or else they may die from hazards their parents understand well. This level of trust should reduce with greater maturity, but human behaviour is highly variable, and some people ...

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by skeptic
Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:41 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
Replies: 37
Views: 28574

Tissue cells and cancers.

... from other cell types than neurons. d) Tissues that are exposed to toxins (e.g. tobacco smoke + lungs or alcohol + liver), chemicals or physical hazards (e.g. sunlight + skin) are more susceptible to cancer. e) Immune suppression makes people prone for cancer. Old age may slightly weaken the ...

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tissue cells and cancers.
Replies: 4
Views: 10135


... am I against vivisection? The most important reason is because it's bad science, producing a lot of misleading and confusing data which pose hazards to human health. It's also a waste of taxpayer's dollars to take healthy animals and artificially and violently induce diseases in them that ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
Replies: 54
Views: 44936
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