Chemical carcinogenesis indicates the induction or enhancement of the formation of new, abnormal growth tissue. It includes epithelial malignancies and mesenchymal malignant tumours. The cells usually replicate and invade surrounding tissues and spread to remote parts of the body. How is it determined which substances cause carcinogenic responses in humans? Observations … [Read more...] about Carcinogenesis and Food Additives
It's not often you hear the words 'murder', 'forensics', 'Rudolph', and 'fun' used together, but this was a unique experience for three hundred students. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and poor Rudolph was dead. Was it a knife to the back? Or a blow to the head? Who committed this crime? Who should we fear? Who is responsible for Rudolph the dead nosed … [Read more...] about Who Killed Rudolph?
Scene of Crime Officers (SOCOs), or Crime Scene Investigators (CSIs) as they are more commonly known, play an important role in the solving of crimes varying from burglary to murder. However, their roles have been glorified and glamorized in many popular crime drama television series. Becoming a CSI is a noble ambition, but if your ambition is driven by expectations of … [Read more...] about CSI: Myth Busted!
Injecting this drug may be thought of as introducing miniature crocodiles into one’s anatomy. This is why the drug is called, ‘krokodil’ or ‘crocodile’. When taken, the user’s skin becomes scaly and green, like a crocodile’s, because blood vessels rupture and soft tissues in close proximity die. Rotting sets in quite quickly, leaving the addict with horrible, distinctive … [Read more...] about Eaten Alive: A Puzzle for Law Enforcers and Policy Makers To Unravel