New tests conducted on those exposed to the chemical show that the frequency of aberrations within damaged cells has increased with time.
As a mutagen, aristolochic acid is more potent than ultraviolet radiation. If unaware, people could be consuming it for relieving lesser discomforts in the name of ‘chemical-free’ herbal remedies.
The temperature of the Sun’s surface is 5500º C. But the solar corona, which lies about 2,000 km above the surface, rages at a few million degrees celsius. We don’t know why.
Many sewage treatment plants are not equipped for the advanced treatment of human waste – but this is where bacteria resistant to antibiotics in our body collect, and muster.