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Rice Products Contain High Levels Of Arsenic
2012-09-19 15:12:31

Today, consumer advocate group Consumer Reports has issued a new warning about a food which has sustained human life for generation upon generation.

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2012-07-10 07:28:11

Scientists have disproved a 2010 NASA study regarding how some bacterial life can thrive on arsenic.

2012-06-29 11:52:22

Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic from contaminated water, and we are all exposed to arsenic via the food we eat.

2012-03-22 21:10:47

Exposure to arsenic in soil and mine waste may have contributed to a slight increase in past cancer risk in socio-economically disadvantaged areas in the Goldfields region of Victoria.


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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.