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Other trace elements including rare metals such as gadolinium – used in medical imaging – were also found by the scientists from the government's institute of aquatic science and technology.
The researchers used a scanning electron microscope and other instruments to test for trace elements on the fossils.
But these data still do not tell us exactly what trace elements are found in the subterranean depths of our planet.
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TRACE ELEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trace element for English Language Learners
: a chemical element that is present only in very small amounts
: a chemical or element that a living thing needs in very small amounts in order to live
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