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Rotten Egg Gas Now Visible
2013-06-18 16:29:55

Researchers have devised a chemical probe that allows for the visualization of an important process in the human body - the generation of hydrogen sulfide, best known for its role in producing that “rotten egg” smell.


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'.