arsenic concentrations

Organic, baby foods high in arsenic content


February 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) All those who swear by organic food or prefer baby food formulas are in for a rude shock - they may be high in arsenic content, ... Read more...

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Man-made ponds behind arsenic in Bangladesh water


November 16th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): MIT researchers claim to have tracked down the origin of dissolved arsenic in Bangladesh's drinking water.The research team led by Rebecca Neumann and Khandakar Ashfaque have found that ... Read more...

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Commercial rice bran products contain “inappropriate” levels of arsenic


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that commercial rice bran products contain "inappropriate" levels of the poisonous chemical arsenic. Rice bran is the shavings left over after brown ... Read more...

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Study finds arsenic threats in Southeast Asia


July 14th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new model, developed by Eawag researchers, has shown that the contamination of groundwater with arsenic poses a risk to the health of millions of people, especially ... Read more...

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New method developed to map arsenic affected areas


July 14th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A new, low-cost method has been developed to help accurately map areas where the groundwater has been contaminated by arsenic. Earlier, identifying high-risk areas required costly sampling campaigns, ... Read more...

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Study of Napoleons hair debunks poisoning claims


February 12th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 12 (ANI): Italian researchers have debunked claims that Napoleon Bonaparte died of arsenic poisoning by examining the French emperors hair.Researchers from the universities of Pavia and Milan have also ... Read more...

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Arsenic contamination of water has no universal solution


December 11th, 2007 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 11 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have found that arsenic contamination of drinking water does not have a universal solution.Madeline Gotkowitz, a hydrogeologist at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural ... Read more...

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