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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.

Arsenic Levels In Some Organic Foods Surpass FDA Limits
2012-02-16 09:11:56

Researchers from Dartmouth reported today that potentially high levels of arsenic have been found in brown rice syrup, a primary ingredient in many organic foods.

2012-02-08 23:52:55

Risks related to the critical nature of arsenic — used to make high-speed computer chips that contain gallium arsenide — outstrip those of other substances in a group of critical materials needed to sustain modern technology, a new study has found.

2011-12-16 08:00:00

New tests conducted by Consumer Reports show high arsenic levels in many fruit juices; Medical Specialists pediatricians

Tested Juices Exceed Levels Of Arsenic Allowed By FDA
2011-11-30 13:22:47

A recent Consumer Reports analysis shows that 10 percent of juice samples from five brands had total arsenic levels that exceeded federal drinking-water standards.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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