Toxic Chemicals from Derailed Train Released by Ohio Crews
Crews are performing a controlled release of toxic chemicals from a derailed train in north-eastern Ohio, hours after ordering residents to evacuate the area or risk death. Officials are releasing vinyl chloride into the air from five derailed rail cars...
Greek Term ‘Toxic’ is Oxford’s Word of the Year for 2018 (video)
With its roots in the Ancient Greek word “toxikon,” the English word “toxic” has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries. The adjective toxic is defined as ‘poisonous’ and first appeared in English in the...