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Sometimes it’s more expensive, sometimes it’s not — but if it is, it may be worth the extra investment in your health so that you can avoid ingesting trace amounts of pesticides and the inert ingredients in pesticides, which include some phthalates.How to avoid the toxic kitchen chemicals that could damage your fertility|Shanna Swan, Stacey Colino|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
For a bomb to be useful, it needs to remain inert until deliberately armed, it needs to cause an explosion of a useful size, and it ideally uses the minimum amount of material to make all that work.The Army’s new tool for analyzing bomb shrapnel could lead to better body armor|Kelsey D. Atherton|March 3, 2021|Popular Science
Even ExxonMobil, which has been more inert on that score, announced this week that it will launch a $3 billion carbon-capture-and-sequestration affiliate that will be called ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions.
For a long time, Pluto was believed to be an airless, inert world.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
The investigators chose not to use an inert saline solution for the control group because both vaccines can cause side effects such as achiness, fever and fatigue.Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Takes a Big Leap Forward, Showing Success in Early Trials|Jeffrey Kluger|July 20, 2020|Time
Surrounded by inert goods, we felt hemmed in, pushed toward a lifestyle cul-de-sac.
Instead of upending the genre as Joe Millionaire did, the inert Harry mostly shows how much things have changed since then.You Really Don't Want to Watch Fox’s ‘I Wanna Marry “Harry”’|Jason Lynch|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is the market an inert force to be manipulated and exploited, to deprive it of hard-earned cash?
(The choppy, inert 2000 TV movie with Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino and Paul Rudd barely registered a blip).
By doing so, we make the tax code more progressive, and mobilize capital that is otherwise inert.Our Tax Code is Too Complicated. Here's How to Simplify It.|Megan McArdle|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Inside the Continental Exhibition Corporation one man was slumped over a desk, an automatic half-gripped in his inert hand.
Inert forms were being carried out of houses where chimneys or skylights had gone through the roof.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
So inert, despondent, and lethargic a moment before, he now seemed full to overflowing of life and animation.
The next moment it wilted, rolled downward with outstretched arms, and collapsed upon the gravel, an inert mass.Overland|John William De Forest
Mrs Beazeley, the housekeeper, has become inert and querulous from rheumatism and the burden of added years.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat