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Soil Can Provide Clues Into Last Day Before Death
2013-08-10 05:06:09

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a new method that can be used to provide a detailed look at the last day of a person’s life, according a study appearing in the journal Heritage Science.

No Link Autism Prenatal Mercury Exposure
2013-07-24 09:03:48

A new study claims there is no association between prenatal mercury exposure and autism-like behaviors. Their findings were published online in the journal Epidemiology and draw upon more than 30 years of research in the Republic of Seychelles.

Urine, Hair Samples Overestimate Mercury Exposure From Dental Fillings
2013-03-21 10:37:02

A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that a common test currently used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of toxic metal released from fillings.

ADHD Behaviors Linked To Prenatal Mercury Exposure
2012-10-09 08:37:20

A new study, published online in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, has made a link between low-level prenatal mercury exposure with a greater risk of ADHD-related behaviors.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.