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Tarapaca Valley

Credit: Ioanna Kakoulli, UCLA
People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning…Read More »





due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests. Shown here, the Tarapaca Valley in Chile's Atacama Desert view from the north, where the mummy analyzed for the study was found.   Less «
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