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2012-02-23 18:00:24

A large-scale genomic study conducted in Bangladesh has discovered genetic variants that control arsenic metabolism and elevate the risk of skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic.

2010-10-14 00:52:51

Scientists have solved an important mystery about why an arsenic compound, called arsenite, can kill us, and yet function as an effective therapeutic agent against disease and infections.

2010-06-09 14:17:11

Insights into arsenic transport and tolerance.

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2008-07-15 07:45:00

Although scientists have known that rice has the ability to absorb potentially harmful arsenic from the soil, they have previously been unable to describe how it works.

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2008-06-10 10:27:57

Scandinavian scientists believe they may have discovered a gene that could prevent people from eating levels of the poisonous metal arsenic, which can be absorbed by crops like rice.

2007-09-28 06:00:00

By Xiao, Yabing Ling, Jie; Qian, Shahua; Lin, Anqing; Et al ABSTRACT: A novel method of preconcentration of trace arsenite and arsenate by using titanium dioxide nanoparticles as adsorbent was described.


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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