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Battling ‘the Largest Mass Poisoning in History’

By Kevin Krajick and David Funkhouser

International health experts have called it the largest mass poisoning in history, and it is still underway. Some 100 million people in southeast Asia have been drinking from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free water; but many turned out to be contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic. 3,802 more words

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Science Nabs Illegal Ivory Sellers

A Toronto-based company has been convicted of selling illegal ivory in the first case to use a technique for dating ivory developed by a scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration with other colleagues. 680 more words

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Music on the Rocks Presents and Evening of Classic Rock

On Saturday, June 13, high atop the lush Palisades cliffs, the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey will continue its series of outdoor summer concerts aptly titled “Music on the Rocks.” This month attendees can come expecting some good old-fashioned rock n’ roll music by none other than area perennial Thaddeus MacGregor and his band Kid Thadillac. 376 more words