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March 5, 2015 4:26 pm
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
Researchers called the results "encouraging" and noted the study showed international agreements and chemical bans can gradually "reduce the prevalence of toxic chemicals."
March 4, 2015 10:47 am
Molecular Biology and Evolution
High up in the high Andes mountains of Argentina, researchers have identified the first evidence of a population uniquely adapted to tolerate the toxic chemical arsenic.
March 3, 2015 4:25 pm
JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer
The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.
March 3, 2015 9:36 am
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
According to local media, a “move is afoot” among some New York residents to secede from the state and join Pennsylvania, where the controversial method of extracting oil and natural gas has bolstered the local economy.
March 2, 2015 4:28 pm
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
A recently published study by university researchers links common food additives to gastrointestinal problems and obesity in mice.
March 2, 2015 11:03 am
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
Food scientists reported that oat-based breakfast cereals were more likely than other cereals to contain elevated levels of ochratoxin A, a common mold-related toxin linked to kidney cancer in animal studies.
February 27, 2015 1:47 pm
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
The National Association of Manufacturers lowered its projected price tag for a new limit on ground-level ozone, but said it would remain the costliest regulation in U.S. history. Here's how the numbers shake out.
February 27, 2015 1:33 pm
JOHN O'CONNOR, AP Political Writer
Power-producing giant Exelon Corp. rounded out a phalanx of Illinois lawmakers and business leaders who said Thursday that three nuclear power plants could close unless consumers chip in to reward them for producing environmentally-friendly electricity.
February 26, 2015 4:40 pm
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
Attracting more women to the STEM fields could also help address the ongoing skills gap in manufacturing. Women represent more than 46 percent of the overall U.S. labor force, but they comprise just less than one quarter of workers in durable goods manufacturing, according to research by the Manufacturing Institute.
February 26, 2015 9:58 am
STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press
The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity.
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