Technique Improves Use of Hair for Drug Tests
Technique Improves Use of Hair for Drug Tests
Researchers develop a washing method that is better at removing drugs that have contaminated hair from the outside than existing protocols.
Technique Improves Use of Hair for Drug Tests
Technique Improves Use of Hair for Drug Tests

Researchers develop a washing method that is better at removing drugs that have contaminated hair from the outside than existing protocols.

Researchers develop a washing method that is better at removing drugs that have contaminated hair from the outside than existing protocols.

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From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946
From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Mustard gas blistered men’s bodies on the battlefield, but paved the way for cancer-fighting drugs.
Chemicals on the Skin Could Enable Parkinson’s Detection
Chemicals on the Skin Could Enable Parkinson’s Detection
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2019
Researchers teamed up with a woman with a keen sense of smell to identify telling differences between healthy people and those with the neurodegenerative disease.
US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention
US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 16, 2018
Scientists and advocacy groups criticize new guidelines that could exclude some academic studies during toxicity reviews.
EPA to Limit Assessments of Toxic Chemical Risks
EPA to Limit Assessments of Toxic Chemical Risks
Ashley Yeager | Jun 8, 2018
Reducing the evaluation to only direct contact, rather than including environmental exposures, could leave damaging substances on the market, critics say.
Chair of Chemical Safety Board to Step Down
Chair of Chemical Safety Board to Step Down
Ashley Yeager | May 25, 2018
Vanessa Allen Sutherland will resign next month, leaving the agency with just three members of what should be a five-person board.
WHO Cherry-Picked Data on Pesticide, Investigation Finds
WHO Cherry-Picked Data on Pesticide, Investigation Finds
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 22, 2017
A group evaluating glyphosate’s cancer risk omitted evidence that the chemical is not carcinogenic.
Update to US Chemical Regulations Expected
Update to US Chemical Regulations Expected
Tracy Vence | Jun 8, 2016
Following approval by Congress, the president will decide on an update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.
Study: Pesticides Harm Bees
Study: Pesticides Harm Bees
Kerry Grens | Mar 27, 2015
A researcher challenges the UK government’s conclusion that neonicotinoids aren’t that bad for pollinators.
Evolution in Oil Droplets
Evolution in Oil Droplets
Bob Grant | Dec 9, 2014
For the first time, researchers have mimicked biological evolution using chemicals instead of living organisms.