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  • An appealing feature of this conceptual framework is that it may be adapted to describe causes of the major nutritional deficiencies present in the world, including vitamin A, iron, and iodine deficiency. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Geneticists Marcus E Pembrey at University College London and Lars Olov Bygren at Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden queried archives and living descendents of Overkalix, a small, isolated, impoverished Swedish village near the Arctic circle-a part of the world that is vulnerable to crop failure and severe famine-where village elders had kept meticulous records over the centuries of birth, deaths and harvests 6 . (laboratoryequipment.com)