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Newswise: Scientists Seek to Harness the Power of Accelerators for Environmental Remediation

Article ID: 718971

Scientists Seek to Harness the Power of Accelerators for Environmental Remediation

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Two Jefferson Lab accelerator scientists have received funding to design accelerators that could be used for wastewater treatment, flue-gas cleanup and beyond.

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13-Sep-2019 2:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718952

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Chimney Sweeps; Disruption of Lipid Homeostasis in Neonatal Mouse Brains; and More Featured in September 2019 Toxicological Sciences

Society of Toxicology

Papers on the relationship between endocrine and renal findings in γ-secretase inhibitor Avagacestat studies and environmental exposure to phthalates during prostate development in rats are featured in latest issue of Toxicological Sciences.

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13-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers pioneer new technique to transform used milk bottles into kayaks and storage tanks
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    11-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718710

Researchers pioneer new technique to transform used milk bottles into kayaks and storage tanks

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered new ways to convert single-use plastic waste into products such as storage tanks for water and fuel, and sporting goods such as kayaks and canoes, which could help to solve global environmental problems.

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10-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718846

SOT Statement on the US EPA Memorandum “Directive to Prioritize Efforts to Reduce Animal Testing”

Society of Toxicology

The SOT 2019–2020 Presidential Chain has released a statement in response to the US EPA Memorandum released on September 10, 2019, with the Subject Line “Directive to Prioritize Efforts to Reduce Animal Testing.”

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11-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718792

How Can We Feed the World Without Overwhelming the Planet?

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

A new study published in nature Sustainability proposes alternative hunger eradication strategies that will not compromise environmental protection.

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10-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: From New York to Chile, Lead Contamination Project Develops Citizen Science

Article ID: 718751

From New York to Chile, Lead Contamination Project Develops Citizen Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

With support from the National Science Foundation, a team of researchers is developing a “citizen science” soil research project in Troy, New York and Tierra Amarilla, Chile that engages residents in greater understanding of contaminants in their midst and strategies for protecting public health.

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10-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718754

Deepwater Horizon Oil Buried in Gulf Coast Beaches Could Take More Than 30 Years to Biodegrade

Florida State University

Golf ball-size clods of weathered crude oil originating from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe could remain buried in sandy Gulf Coast beaches for decades, according to a new study by ecologists at Florida State University.

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10-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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