Question of the Day

Question of the Day – Tuesday December 4, 2018

Question – What currently phased out, odorless, colorless fumigant gas, used to control a wide variety of pests in agriculture and shipping, including fungi, weeds, insects, nematodes (or roundworms), and rodents, has been noted to be an important ozone depleting agent?

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Question of the Day – Friday November 30, 2018

Question – Latex is derived from rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) and reactions to latex can be caused by allergic or non-allergic hypersensitivity. Immune type reactions to latex include immediate hypersensitivity (type I) or delayed hypersensitivity (type IV) type reactions. What popular holiday plant belongs to the same plant family as natural rubber latex and thus exposure may result in cross sensitivity in individuals who suffer from latex allergy?

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