Is Arsenic the Worst Chemical in the World? (Wired)


[[{“type”:“media”,“view_mode”:“media_large”,“fid”:null,“attributes”:{“class”:“media-image alignright size-full wp-image-31910”,“typeof”:“foaf:Image”,“style”:“”,“width”:“100”,“height”:“100”,“alt”:“WIRED”}}]]Wired Science reports on a newly published paper by Dartmouth researchers which shows that arsenic can cause harm in very small doses. The article was released May 31, 2012, by PloS ONE.

Wired interviews Joshua Hamilton, a researcher affiliated with Dartmouth’s Superfund Research Program on Toxic Metals. Paper authors in addition to Hamilton include Courtney Kozul-Horvath, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Geisel School of Medicine; Brian Jackson, also with the Toxic Metals program; and Richard Enelow, of the Geisel School.

Read the full story, published on 6/1/2012 by Wired.

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