Tag: mercury poisoning

The Quicksilver Demon: Rogue Gold-Mining is the World’s Largest Source of Mercury Pollution

The Quicksilver Demon: Rogue Gold-Mining is the World’s Largest Source of Mercury Pollution

Mrinalini Erkenswick Watsa, Mongabay Waking Times In 1956, in the quiet seaside town of Minamata on the southwestern coast of Japan’s Kyushu Island, cats began to behave very strangely. They convulsed, displayed excessive salivation, and gradually lost the ability to walk. Then, dead birds began to fall out of the sky. Shellfish opened and decomposed. […]

By November 21, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Discoveries In Nano-Technology Give Biocompatible Dental Fillings Greater Longevity

Discoveries In Nano-Technology Give Biocompatible Dental Fillings Greater Longevity

Dr Lester Sawicki, Guest Writer Waking Times Today’s science of nano-technology has advanced dental fillings far beyond bees wax used in Europe over 6000 years ago. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry are currently developing and testing a nano-technology tooth colored resin composite cavity-filling that kills harmful bacteria and regenerates tooth structure destroyed […]

By November 28, 2012 5 Comments Read More →
Mercury Poisoning and/or Toxicity: Do you have it?

Mercury Poisoning and/or Toxicity: Do you have it?

The Health Coach, Contributing Writer Waking Times There is perhaps no other heavy metal that is as feared as mercury when it is found in the human body. Why?  And does it deserve its fearsome reputation? Factoid: “Mercury melts at -38.8º C and gallium melts at 29.8º C. Room temperature is considered to be 21º […]

By October 8, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
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