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Chemicals Banned Decades Ago Discovered In Dead Illinois River Otters
2013-10-16 07:29:25

River otters in central Illinois are being exposed to chemical substances that had been banned for use in the US at least three decades ago, according to research published in the latest edition of the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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