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Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.
Bioengineers at UC Berkeley say their smartphone-enabled sensor can detect volatile chemicals by mimicking the color-changing abilities of turkeys, who can shift dramatically from reds to blues to whites.
LEDs found in cars and Christmas tree lights use hazardous materials, a study reports. Large home LEDs in general do not contain the same toxins, but recycling is recommended.
A new type of sensor that can be embedded in cell phones could map both the location and extent of gas leaks and toxins in the air.
Timed with the release of its updated electronics guide, environmental group protests at Dell for company's failure to meet deadline to remove toxins from its products.
UC Irvine researchers create toxin-capturing nanoparticles that successfully stop bee venom in the bloodstream of mice and could one day have implications for other toxins, too.
CARS, Carbon Algae Recycling System, is a project that plans to use CO2 to grow algae that can clean toxins and make fuels.
The company won't charge to recycle the old Apple devices and will offer gift cards on products that can be resold.
A new study says the bugs growing in our digestive tract might steer us to choose the foods that are best for them, even if they're not best for us.