The recent increase in nanoparticle (P25 TiO2 NPs) usage has led to concerns regarding their potential implications on environment and human health. The food chain is the central pathway for nanoparticle transfer from lower to high trophic level organisms. The current study relies on the investigation of toxicity and trophic transfer potential of TiO2 NPs from marine algae Dunaliella salina to marine crustacean Artemia salina.

CHENNAI: DMK working president M K Stalin on Tuesday asked Tamil Nadu health secretary J Radhakrishnan to clarify if nilavembu kudineer, which is distributed in the state to prevent dengue, could c

Tirupur: Collector KS Palanisamy on Monday passed an order to disconnect electricity to as many as 25 textile printing and washing units, which had been discharging untreated chemical effluents.

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Trichy: With Diwali being celebrated tomorrow, Tamil Nadu pollution control board (TNPCB), Trichy started surveying the change in noise and air pollution due to bursting of crackers.

Just when scientists were busy tracking bird and butterfly migration in the state, new winged visitors have begun to swarm the skies of Coimbatore — dragonflies.

Tiruvarur: Food minister R Kamaraj said that out of the 52 patients who had tested positive for dengue in Tiruvarur district, 38 were discharged while 14 were undergoing treatment at the Government

Madurai: The Madurai Corporation has taken dengue prevention seriously and corporation workers were seen cleaning many areas on Sunday too, which was not a common sight.

CHENNAI: Even as the Chennai Corporation and state health department organised a massive awareness camp aimed at dengue prevention and control in Pudupet on Thursday, residents complained that the

CHENNAI: About 10 months after it was involved in a collision with another ship causing oil spill on Chennai coast, an Iranian gas carrier- BW Maple -got a court nod to leave Chennai port.On Tuesda

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