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Smoke might not be so hot

We have previously mentioned the potential harmful effects of smoke-induced compounds formed during barbecuing or smoking of food. Now new findings point to a developmental edge for humans. 416 more words

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Lead - up to no good

Lead has been used for thousands of years because it is widespread, easy to extract, and easy to work with. It is highly malleable and easily meltable. 518 more words

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Iron - friend or foe?

Well the answer to the question is both, but that might be a surprise to you since iron has a clearly positive reputation among the general public. 719 more words

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Can honey make you sick?

Is the world mad when Irish scientists focus their attention on Australian honey and find high levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids? And the results are sensationalised by the Australian… 940 more words

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