RE: Telomerase and arsenic

From: Colin Hales (
Date: Thu Nov 15 2001 - 18:41:27 MST

> Arsenic is a strange element, it can be used as a cancer
> treatment but it can also cause
> about normal cells but a good thing if you're talking about
> cancer cells.
> John K Clark

In my childhood I read stories of the early settlers here (mid 1800s) who
used to dab a bit of arsenic on their tongues to get themselves to be able
to walk to the Ballarat goldfields from Melbourne(....75 miles) at a
cracking pace.
....ignorance is bliss....


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