US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention
US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention
Scientists and advocacy groups criticize new guidelines that could exclude some academic studies during toxicity reviews.
US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention
US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention

Scientists and advocacy groups criticize new guidelines that could exclude some academic studies during toxicity reviews.

Scientists and advocacy groups criticize new guidelines that could exclude some academic studies during toxicity reviews.

toxicity
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 13, 2018
Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.
How Toxic is the World’s Most Popular Herbicide Roundup?
How Toxic is the World’s Most Popular Herbicide Roundup?
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 7, 2018
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is designed to be toxic to plants, but scientists observe some untoward effects on animals in the lab. 
Animal-Free Toxicity Testing
Animal-Free Toxicity Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 26, 2016
Scientists debut a system that can quickly test the toxicity of thousands of compounds in vitro.
BBC Cameras Capture Dolphin High?
BBC Cameras Capture Dolphin High?
Jef Akst | Jan 2, 2014
A new, two-part TV series to be aired on BBC1 includes video of dolphins playing with toxic puffer fish—possibly to get intoxicated.
Next Generation: Cancer Drug in Disguise
Next Generation: Cancer Drug in Disguise
Kate Yandell | Nov 5, 2013
Researchers develop a strategy for rendering a toxic drug harmless—until it encounters a pair of enzymes that signals cancer cells are nearby.
Opinion: Toxicants and the Brain
Opinion: Toxicants and the Brain
Philippe Grandjean | Jun 17, 2013
Investment in brain research should aim at protecting the brains of the future from harmful environmental pollutants.
BRET Meets FRET
BRET Meets FRET
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2013
Scientists create biocompatible, self-luminescing nanoparticles for in vivo imaging.
Popular Pesticides May Hurt Birds
Popular Pesticides May Hurt Birds
Kate Yandell | Apr 16, 2013
A new report says that neonicotinoids are poisonous to some birds at lower concentrations than previously indicated.
Stemming the Toxic Tide
Kelly Rae Chi | Sep 1, 2012
How to screen for toxicity using stem cells