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Cover Story: Tattoo Inks: Poison Pigments?
Allergy and infection are two causes for caution when contemplating a tattoo. But are tattoo pigments toxic, and do they increase the risk of cancer?
Dara Perales' tattoo shows Rutherford's model of the atom.
Feature: SCIENCE INKorporated
His body may be adorned by tattoos of snakes, Komodo dragons and an adrenaline molecule, but Bryan Fry is only one of many scientists whose research interests are glorified in ink.