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Sometimes it’s more expensive, sometimes it’s not — but if it is, it may be worth the extra investment in your health so that you can avoid ingesting trace amounts of pesticides and the inert ingredients in pesticides, which include some phthalates.
HOW TO AVOID THE TOXIC KITCHEN CHEMICALS THAT COULD DAMAGE YOUR FERTILITYSHANNA SWAN, STACEY COLINOMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For a bomb to be useful, it needs to remain inert until deliberately armed, it needs to cause an explosion of a useful size, and it ideally uses the minimum amount of material to make all that work.
THE ARMY’S NEW TOOL FOR ANALYZING BOMB SHRAPNEL COULD LEAD TO BETTER BODY ARMORKELSEY D. ATHERTONMARCH 3, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
Even ExxonMobil, which has been more inert on that score, announced this week that it will launch a $3 billion carbon-capture-and-sequestration affiliate that will be called ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions.
OIL COMPANIES’ LOSSES IN 2020 WERE STAGGERING. AND THAT WAS BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT FOCUSED ON CLIMATE CHANGE.WILL ENGLUNDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For a long time, Pluto was believed to be an airless, inert world.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
The investigators chose not to use an inert saline solution for the control group because both vaccines can cause side effects such as achiness, fever and fatigue.
OXFORD'S COVID-19 VACCINE CANDIDATE TAKES A BIG LEAP FORWARD, SHOWING SUCCESS IN EARLY TRIALSJEFFREY KLUGERJULY 20, 2020TIME
As a chemically inert, “noble” element, xenon makes for a quiet gazing pool in which to look for the ripples of unknown particles, should any flit through.
DARK MATTER EXPERIMENT FINDS UNEXPLAINED SIGNALNATALIE WOLCHOVERJUNE 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Inside the Continental Exhibition Corporation one man was slumped over a desk, an automatic half-gripped in his inert hand.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Inert forms were being carried out of houses where chimneys or skylights had gone through the roof.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
So inert, despondent, and lethargic a moment before, he now seemed full to overflowing of life and animation.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
The next moment it wilted, rolled downward with outstretched arms, and collapsed upon the gravel, an inert mass.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST

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