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July 2020

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Innovative ALS research fueled by $25 million from NIH

New initiative encourages research to transform treatment and prevention of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a devastating disease.

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Michael Fessler, M.D.
NIEHS to lead trans-NIH metabolomics and lipidomics consortium

NIEHS will coordinate the standardization of National Institutes of Health analysis methods for metabolic breakdown products.

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Bold plan to study gene-environment interactions presented to council

The NIEHS advisory board discussed a new effort to tackle common diseases and approved a proposal to expand environmental health education.

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Reductions in animal testing celebrated at national meeting

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods spotlighted federal efforts to use new research approaches.

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Climate change worsens air pollution, extreme weather, expert says

Jason West described how unchecked greenhouse gas emissions could reduce air quality and intensify hurricanes.

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Bill Suk, Ph.D.
Linking exposures to later-life disease — webinars draw hundreds

NIEHS grant recipients and staff make connections between chemical exposures and latent disease risk.

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Botanical researchers aim to fill gap in safety testing

Members of the Botanical Safety Consortium discussed the challenges of studying how plant-based diet supplements may affect health.

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Cary Moskovitz, Ph.D.
No clear guidelines on self-plagiarism in science, Moskovitz says

The Duke University professor’s Text Recycling Research Project aims to help scientists and editors deal with the ambiguity.

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