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There has been a surge in the presence of pollutants and contaminants in the environment. Thus, efforts are being made to develop techniques that can measure the presence of these molecules within the environment and the human body.
A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

Thin adhesive film upgrades consumer smartwatch into a powerful health-monitoring system

Thin adhesive film upgrades consumer smartwatch into a powerful health-monitoring system

New study can help track the impact of climate change on honey bees

New study can help track the impact of climate change on honey bees

University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center awarded $8.7 million NIEHS grant

University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center awarded $8.7 million NIEHS grant

Women firefighters exposed to higher levels of toxic PFAS chemicals

Women firefighters exposed to higher levels of toxic PFAS chemicals

EPA fails to follow landmark law to protect kids from toxic pesticides

EPA fails to follow landmark law to protect kids from toxic pesticides

Cancer patients in Southern Italy have higher concentration of toxic metals in their blood

Cancer patients in Southern Italy have higher concentration of toxic metals in their blood

Incentive-based smoking cessation interventions significantly reduce infant morbidity

Incentive-based smoking cessation interventions significantly reduce infant morbidity

Popcorn packaging contains high levels of toxic chemicals

Popcorn packaging contains high levels of toxic chemicals

Skin-lightening cream put a woman into a coma. It could happen again.

Skin-lightening cream put a woman into a coma. It could happen again.

TPU physicists propose to use neutron activation analysis of mosses for environmental monitoring

TPU physicists propose to use neutron activation analysis of mosses for environmental monitoring

New EU project aims to learn more about hormone-disrupting chemicals

New EU project aims to learn more about hormone-disrupting chemicals

Strategies to ensure safety of chemical mixtures

Strategies to ensure safety of chemical mixtures

Hair products used by Black women contain dozens of hazardous chemicals

Hair products used by Black women contain dozens of hazardous chemicals

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Scientists reveal first exposure map of perfluoroalkyl substances among Spanish population

Scientists reveal first exposure map of perfluoroalkyl substances among Spanish population

Wake Forest Baptist scientists test prototype CEW with cardiac biomonitoring capability

Wake Forest Baptist scientists test prototype CEW with cardiac biomonitoring capability

Study reveals problems encountered when trying to avoid plastic exposure

Study reveals problems encountered when trying to avoid plastic exposure

New method may help identify small amounts of nanomaterials in environment samples

New method may help identify small amounts of nanomaterials in environment samples

Study examines benefits of IS technique in assessing effect of pollution on urban asthmatic children

Study examines benefits of IS technique in assessing effect of pollution on urban asthmatic children