"...there are deficits and differences in the overall structure of the brain that are apparent decades after [lead exposure]."
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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A more precise screening index could monitor chronic lead exposure, say researchers. They started with Atlanta, but say the approach could work elsewhere.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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The coronavirus pandemic means stagnant water is sitting in the pipes of many buildings. New research will investigate how to turn the taps back on safely.
April 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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By adding a phosphate to the water supply before switching to a new disinfectant, cities may be able to prevent resulting lead contamination.
Jan. 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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Exposure to toxic chemicals, especially flame retardants and pesticides resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the US between 2001 and 2016, research finds.
Jan. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new way to produce perovskite solar cells using inorganic ingredients limits their defects and lets them last for months.
Nov. 6, 2019 • ~3 min
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