motherjones.com / posted on 5 January 2013

America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. —By Kevin Drum

Via: Mother Jones

Gasoline lead may explain as much as 90 percent of the rise and fall of violent crime over the past half century.


TAGS: Lead Crime


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  1. tjpytheas reblogged this from poobah and added:
    O + Mg
  2. poobah reblogged this from tsparks and added:
    This is a great story and great science —BP
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