- Expanding the Concept of Translational Research: Making a Place for Environmental Health Sciences
Background and Objective Embedded in the mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is the goal of encouraging the translation of research from basic biomedical and environmental health findings to concrete strategies that protect and improve human health. A clear concept of translational research is needed to understand, assess, and categorize environmental […]
- Evaluation of a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Model for Inorganic Arsenic Exposure Using Data from Two Diverse Human Populations
Introduction Inorganic arsenic (iAs) is widely distributed throughout the Earth’s crust (Zhu et al. 2014). Human exposure occurs through ingestion and inhalation of iAs released by agricultural and industrial activities or by use of groundwater supplies which contain iAs derived from soils and sediments (Hughes et al. 2011). Depending on local conditions, these natural or anthropogenic sources […]
- White House feared PR ‘nightmare’ over agency’s stricter chemical limits, emails show
Matt Rourke / AP Photo The former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and present day Horsham Air Guard Station is shown Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Horsham, Pa. Two types of perfluorocarbons, which have been linked to health problems, were found nearby at levels exceeding recommended limits set by the Environmental Protection […]
- Climate change, pipelines, severance tax: Where the GOP gubernatorial candidates stand
AP Photo/Matt Rourke Candidates from left, seeking the Republican Party’s nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election bid next year, Pennsylvania Sen. Scott Wagner R-York County, Laura Ellsworth and Paul Mango. Pittsburgh attorney Laura Ellsworth, Pittsburgh businessman Paul Mango, and state Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York County) are running for the Republican nomination to oppose […]
- Anti-fracking protesters are removed from 60ft high rig.
Two protesters occupying the rig at a North Yorkshire fracking site have been removed after 24 hours on the platform.
- South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling.
South Africa’s mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019.