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Environmental health

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Fundamental Chemical Metrology

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation's reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. industry's

Publications

Chemical emission rates from cigarette butts into air

Author(s)
Mengyan Gong, Nicholas Daniels, Dustin G. Poppendieck
Globally, over five trillion cigarette butts are generated every year, resulting in potential environmental and human risks. However, little attention has been

Examining Mercury Transfer in the American Alligator

Author(s)
Stephen E. Long, Tracey B. Schock, Nilsen Frances
Prenatal exposure to environmental contaminants can cause developmental issues in humans and wildlife. Mercury (Hg) is particularly detrimental, often impairing

Awards

David Long Honored with PECASE

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...