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With efforts underway to ban lead-based ammunition as a potential health and environmental hazard, scientists are reporting new evidence that a prime alternative material for bullets "” tungsten "” may not be a good substitute. The report, which found that tungsten accumulates in major structures of the immune system in animals, appears in ACS' journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. Jose Centeno and colleagues explain that tungsten alloys have been introduced as a replacement...
The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1950 and published by the American Chemical Society. The current editor-in-chief, James N. Seiber, has served as editor of the journal since 1999. His career has included positions in industry, government, and academia. He is an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. This journal publishes cutting edge original research...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.