With around 80,000 untested chemicals in use, Rutgers-led innovation addresses an urgent environmental safety need
Los Alamos National Laboratory and the US Army are working on a replacement for toxic TNT
Discovery could lead to new antibacterial agents and drugs to combat toxins
Soils keep plants healthy by providing plants with water, helpful minerals, and microbes, among other benefits. But what if the soil also contains toxic elements?
Breakthrough research published in PLOS ONE demonstrates quantitative, PCR-free detection of microRNA
Some of the challenges associated with fast, real-time testing, comprehensive analysis of samples, and post-processing of the data do exist but continue to be addressed with improvements in the technology.
Oregon State University and NOAA provide new tools to predict harmful algal blooms off the West Coast
"This work provides another piece of the environmental-exposure puzzle and, unlike our genetic material, we can easily change our product usage"
The researchers say the findings could be used to develop appropriate policies to protect infants from exposure to potentially toxic chemicals found in teethers
Project is the first reported demonstration of genetically transforming grasses to supercharge their ability to remove contamination from the environment