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International News Archive - March 02, 2010

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British health authorities reported that a batch of heroin contaminated with anthrax was probably still circulating in Europe, posing a serious threat to drug users.

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Researchers from the Institute for Food and Agricultural Research and Technology (IRTA) have analyzed the definitions of 'traditional food' and 'innovation' in order to predict the degree to which people will accept changes in the foods they eat.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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