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Water or soil samples showed detectable levels of arsenic, lead, barium, cadmium, nickel, chloroform, chromium, selenium, mercury, and a substance called bis(2-ethylhexylphthlate) or DEHP.
Watching the dance of the barium clouds could provide information about how charged particles move in the ionosphere.
The teeth and other bones of orangutans that drink mothers’ milk contain the element barium.
Over the years, various toxic chemicals including barium, lead, arsenic, phenol, benzene, toluene and others were detected at the sites or in groundwater.
Instead, there are several chemicals that, when combined, mimic breathable oxygen (including obscure-sounding compounds like barium peroxide and sodium chlorate, among others).
Three chemicals will interact to form the color tracers — barium, strontium and cupric-oxide.
The small amount of vapor trackers released into space contain barium, lithium and aluminum compounds - chemicals found in common fireworks displays.
Because observing wild orangutans can be difficult, the authors recreated the nursing history of four orangutans by analyzing barium, an element absorbed from maternal milk, in teeth taken from museum collections.
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First Known Use: 1905See Words from the same year
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