The existence of antifungals and antibiotics in urban and rural Bangladesh's water raises concerns about antifungal and antimicrobial resistance.
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In 2012, five women firefighters in San Francisco received a breast cancer diagnosis. That led many to question, "Is our job causing cancer?"
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While using any type of drinking water filter is better than none, many don't completely remove toxic chemicals—and some may even make the situation worse.
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Dopamine declines in roundworms exposed to PFOS and PFOA, "forever chemicals" that are believed to linger in the body and environment indefinitely.
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Exposure to cadmium could speed up cognitive impairment, but it's even worse for people with a gene key to Alzheimer's disease.
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Two species of poison frogs from distant parts of the world both feed their young unfertilized, toxin-laced eggs. New research uncovers why.
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A new system uses a smartphone to detect toxin-producing algae in water within 15 minutes.
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New research on toxin exposure finds weakened immune response as far out as the rodent equivalent of great-grandchildren.
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Daphnia, called water fleas, gain protection from parasites from toxins in the cyanobacteria they eat. Are they self-medicating?
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