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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

July 2017

Arora with Avraham Reichenberg

Baby teeth link autism with metal uptake, in NIEHS-funded study

Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less zinc and manganese than in children without autism, say NIEHS-funded researchers.

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Extreme events conference highlights risks to the elderly

Federal workshop explores the toll of extreme weather and other events on the elderly and vulnerable populations.

Gary Miller
NIEHS centers blend science and community engagement

The NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers meeting promoted collaborative science among researchers and communities.

Chip Hughes and Nina Jaitly
Infectious disease training improves airport worker preparedness

Workers at Raleigh-Durham International Airport are now better prepared for infectious disease pathogens, thanks to innovative training.

Collins and Flemming preforming at the Kennedy Center
The healing power of music

Scientists joined artists at Sound Health: Music and the Mind, a collaboration between the Kennedy Center and National Institutes of Health.

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Jeanne Conry and Kevin Elliott
Council greets launch of new NIEHS strategic planning project

NIEHS kicked off a new strategic planning process at the June 6 National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council meeting.

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CEBS Award
Toxicology database wins innovation award, seeks feedback

The Chemical Effects in Biological Systems database won an award for innovation and seeks feedback and collaborators.

Guang Hu
Exposures and influence on the epigenetics of stem cells

The latest findings on how exposures may influence epigenetic changes to stem cells were shared by leading experts at an NIEHS symposium.

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Mark Maddaloni
Persistent chemicals in the spotlight at June SRP events

Communities facing exposures to persistent chemicals were the focus of two Superfund Research Program events in June.

Brace, Wilder, and Edith Lee
NIEHS launches 2017 Feds Feed Families campaign

On June 1, NIEHS launched its annual summer drive to collect food for hungry families, as part of the larger Feds Feed Families campaign.

Robin Arnette
Gene editing story wins first place

An Environmental Factor story about gene editing won first place in the National Association of Government Communicators competition.

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