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There are many people, including professional athletes, who don’t eat meat – some who never have – and who enjoy health most of us would envy. What’s their secret? What’s the key to a healthy vegetarian lifestyle?

Biologists are looking for easier ways of breaking down the cellulose that makes up the bulk of the plant material on Earth in order to create more efficient biofuels.

What do lead, mercury, and hexavalent chromium have in common? They’re all known – and deadly – toxins. They’re also all found in the typical home and office computer.