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Article ID: 711546

Endocrine Society commends European Parliament’s resolution addressing endocrine-disrupting chemicals

Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society praised the European Parliament’s resolution calling for greater European Union action to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that pose a serious threat to the health of current and future generations.

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18-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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    17-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711231

Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic in Rice

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption.

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12-Apr-2019 10:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 711453

New Algorithm Allows for Faster, Animal-Free Chemical Toxicity Testing

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The use of animals to test the toxicity of chemicals may one day become outdated thanks to a low-cost, high-speed algorithm developed by researchers at Rutgers and other universities.

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16-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711327

Mayo facilities recognized for sustainability efforts

Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A national organization focused on reducing health care's impact on the environment has recognized Mayo Clinic campuses in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, as well as Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Wisconsin, for their environmental sustainability efforts.

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15-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711232

DHS S&T Awards $2.9M to ENSCO, Inc. for Additional Development of Integrated Sensor System

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T today announced a new 18-month, $2.9 million contract award to ENSCO, Inc. for continued work on SenseNet, an effort to develop a low-cost integrated sensor system that can detect biological health hazards in buildings and other high-occupancy indoor facilities.

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12-Apr-2019 10:35 AM EDT
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    12-Apr-2019 12:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 711036

Diesel Exhaust Filtered of Its Tiny Particles May Worsen Allergy-Induced Lung Impairment

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Released:
9-Apr-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711165

Clarkson University, ESF to Partner in New Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions

Clarkson University

Clarkson University and SUNY ESF will launch New York State's new Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions.

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11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711130

Pesticide Cocktail Can Harm Honey Bees

University of California San Diego

A series of tests conducted over several years by UC San Diego scientists has shown for the first time that the pesticide Sivanto could pose a range of threats to honey bees depending on seasonality, bee age and use in combination with common chemicals such as fungicides.

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10-Apr-2019 7:05 PM EDT

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