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What Are the General Uses of Pesticides?

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Agricultural fields can be attacked by insects, disease, and weeds. How can growers defend crops? The February 22 Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains how the safe use of pesticides can maintain crop yields, feed the world, and keep our food supply sustainable.

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Study: Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’

Significant amounts of toxic metals, including lead, leak from some e-cigarette heating coils and are present in the aerosols inhaled by users, according to a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Latest Research on Lead Exposure, Alternative Test Methods, Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Nanoparticles, Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS), and More Featured at SOT 57th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

With more than 6,500 individuals from around the world in attendance, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 57th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo will feature leading experts from across the broad range of disciplines and specialties that inform and advance toxicology.

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Consumer and Industrial Products Now a Dominant Urban Air Pollution Source

Household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and other institutions.

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Forget Glyphosate, to Battle Weeds Understand Root Problem

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'Excess Emissions' Make Significant Contribution to Air Pollution

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A study by Indiana University researchers shows that excess emissions -- which occur with plant shut-downs, start-ups and malfunctions, and not just in connection with natural disasters -- can make serious contributions to overall air pollution.

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Every Rose Has Its Thorn — and Its Tick

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When it comes to avoiding Lyme disease, know your forest. That's the cautionary tale from a new study which found that ticks in urban parks in Delaware dominated by an invasive rose bush were nearly twice as likely to be infected with Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, as compared to ticks from uninvaded forest fragments.

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Underwater Seminar To Be Held Under the Water

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Professor Gordon Giesbrecht is well known for his unique approach to cold water research. So well known, in fact, that he is less referred-to by his real name than his nickname, Professor Popsicle.

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Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

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Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in Genesee County, Michigan







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