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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are re-emerging as an environmental pollutant of concern. PAHs, found at Superfund sites and urban settings, are formed in the burning of carbon-based energy sources, e.g., diesel, gasoline, coal, petroleum and in cooking or tobacco smoke. Learn more about PAHs

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Study Conducted with Tribe on Smoked Salmon Metabolism

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Aug 4, 2014

The¬†Department of Science and Engineering (DOSE) of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is a partner with our Superfund Research Program (SRP)¬†Community Engagement Core (Core E). In June 2014, DOSE recruited nine Tribal members to help with a study that would measure how people metabolize and eliminate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that… Continue reading  Read full story.

OSU Toxicology Research Highlighted

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Jul 21, 2014

THE POLLUTION INSIDE US Toxicologists examine the chemicals of modern life. By: Peg Herring, Oregon’s Agricultural Progress Original Article Forty years ago, chemical pollution was the stuff that spewed from tailpipes, smokestacks, and sewers. Rivers burned, fish died, and forests withered under acid rain until Congress passed strict laws to curb the flood of manmade… Continue reading  Read full story.

5th Graders Experience All Aspects of Zebrafish Research

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May 15, 2014

A field trip for 28 local 5th graders from Hoover Elementary School was held at the Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory (SARL) on May 12, 2014.¬† SARL, directed by Dr. Robert Tanguay, is a large state- of- the -art zebrafish facility used greatly for OSU SRP Project 3 - Systems Approach to Define Toxicity of Complex… Continue reading  Read full story.