Scientists sound alarm at US regulator’s new ‘forever chemicals’ definition | US Environmental Protection Agency

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) department responsible for protecting the public from toxic substances is working under a new definition of PFAS “forever chemicals” that excludes some of their widely used compounds. The new “working definition”, established by the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, is not only at odds […]

Scientists create vast data resource to uncov

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LOS ANGELES — A new cloud-based data resource co-developed by scientists at Cedars-Sinai provides the research community with a comprehensive set of tools to help identify new subtypes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder. The web-based tool is part of a collaborative effort with more than 100 scientists called […]