News tagged with risk assessment

Which chemicals are hazardous to reproduction?

Regulatory authorities around the world can in future instruct manufacturers of chemicals and drugs to check their products for harmful effects on reproduction by means of a new test with molluscs. After over 10 years of ...

dateNov 11, 2016 in Ecology
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A sweeter way of teaching health and safety

A new study shows using chocolate as a test material in experimental, hands-on practical work increases student engagement. It provides a much better way than previous methods for helping students understand the importance ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How nanoparticles flow through the environment

Carbon nanotubes remain attached to materials for years while titanium dioxide and nanozinc are rapidly washed out of cosmetics and accumulate in the ground. Within the National Research Program "Opportunities and Risks of ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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