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    • Residential metal contamination and potential health risks of exposure in adobe brick houses in Potosí, Bolivia. 

      McEwen, Abigail R; Hsu-Kim, Heileen; Robins, Nicholas A; Hagan, Nicole A; Halabi, Susan; Barras, Olivo; Richter, Daniel deB; ... (8 authors) (The Science of the total environment, 2016-08)
      Potosí, Bolivia, is the site of centuries of historic and present-day mining of the Cerro Rico, a mountain known for its rich polymetallic deposits, and was the site of large-scale Colonial era silver refining operations. ...
    • The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. 

      Waters, Colin N; Zalasiewicz, Jan; Summerhayes, Colin; Barnosky, Anthony D; Poirier, Clément; Gałuszka, Agnieszka; Cearreta, Alejandro; ... (24 authors) (Science (New York, N.Y.), 2016-01)
      Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth. Vigorous debate continues about whether this warrants recognition as a new geologic time unit known as the Anthropocene. We review anthropogenic markers ...