Volume 4 | Number 1
About this Issue
EPA innovation advances chemical safety and sustainability
EPA scientists and partners are advancing the next generation of chemical safety assessments.
Developing more sustainable chemical processes and improving chemical design.
Tiny materials with big benefits
Q & A with Dr. Tina Bahadori
EPA researchers help answer questions about potential exposures in schools
EPA works with industry, academia, and other agencies to promote chemical safety.
In the News
EPA Uses Fluorescent Tadpoles to Detect Chemical Toxicity
A France-based company called WatchFrog is using fluorescent tadpoles to detect toxic chemicals in water effluent.
UCLA Center, Funded by EPA and NSF, Wins Prestigious Award
The University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (UC CEIN) has won the prestigious Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, the highest environmental award in the state of California.
EPA and the CPSC Team Up to Research Nanomaterials
EPA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are collaborating to research the potential impacts of nanomaterials (extremely small particles) on human health and the environment.
Increasing the Efficiency of Chemical Toxicity Tests
An efficient way to find out if a chemical could harm an unborn child is by running the mouse embryonic stem cell test (EST).
Related Feature Articles
EPA's Virtual Embryo project is helping scientists understand how chemical exposure affects a developing embryo.
EPA research is developing the tools and information needed to better understand the potential risks posed by endocrine disrupting chemicals.