Flip phones save the world - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings)

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EcoATM founder Mark Bowles talks about the high-tech tools needed to turn flip phones and old electronics into a successful commercial enterprise that helps save the environment. Sarah Bates from the NSF sat down with Mark to discuss ecoATM and its rise from an idea in a coffee shop into a multimillion-dollar business. EcoATM runs kiosks placed all around the United States where people can turn in their unwanted electronics for cash. EcoATM accepts everything from old, useless flip...

Conserving biodiversity in Central Africa

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The Congo basin is an unruly ribbon of tropical forest, over a million square miles spanning six countries in Central Africa. It is the second-largest contiguous tropical forest in the world. The basin is home to the classics of African wildlife – chimpanzees, elephants, gorillas – along with thousands of other less well-known species. This wealth of flora and fauna, much of it native to the region, is enough to qualify the Congo basin as a biodiversity hotspot: a biologically rich...

Evaluation of Triple Quadrupole GC-MS for the New Dioxin Confirmation Criteria

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Evaluation of Triple Quadrupole GC-MS for the New Dioxin Confirmation Criteria

Cristian Cojocariu, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UK

Presented at the Thermo Scientific POPs Symposium 2015 in Bremen, Germany

Advanced Software Tools for Routine Screening and Confirmation

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Advanced Software Tools for Routine Screening and Confirmation

Olaf Scheibner, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany

Presented at the Thermo Scientific POPs Symposium 2015 in Bremen, Germany

Dioxins in Food and Feed Still a Matter of Concern?

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Dioxins in Food and Feed Still a Matter of Concern?

Wim Traag, RIKILT-Institute of Food Safety, The Netherlands

Presented at the Thermo Scientific POPs Symposium 2015 in Bremen, Germany

Natural Formation of Dioxins

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Natural Formation of Dioxins

Werner Tirler, Eco Research, Italy

Presented at the Thermo Scientific POPs Symposium 2015 in Bremen, Germany