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Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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The 33rd annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry just wrapped up in Long Beach, California. In celebration of the latest meeting, this Friday's #ForewordFriday selection comes from...

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Salamanders, fish and perhaps even humans are evolving fast in response to toxic chemicals. Is that bad? In the hemlock and oak forests of northeastern Connecticut, Steve Brady stood thigh deep in black muck and scooped up a handful of spotted salamander...

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When discussion turns to the rapid evolution of resistance in response to toxic chemicals, inevitably someone has to ask, “So, what about us? Can we evolve our way out of this mess?”  Years ago, one might have responded with a smart remark about microbes...

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Emily Monosson chats with Karen Weintraub of the Boston Globe Karen Weintraub...

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From the Harvard Gazette Life evolved in a toxic world long before humans began polluting it, according to a ...

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The story of the black swallowtail and Queen Anne’s lace is really the story of one of the premier chemical defense systems known. These are the cytochrome P450s, or CYPs, and we now know there are ...

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1. Chemicals that were once lethal can become essential for life

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Disclaimer: Some words may have been harmed in the process of writing this blog As a scientist who fled from college course offerings beginning with ENG I fully regret this decision, particularly when sheepishly resorting to the synonym key,...

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Next month will mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth. Given the last two centuries' stratospheric advances in technology and the past century's progress in human rights policy, one would think that child labor, dangerous and unhealthy...

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