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Research Deal May Shift Chemical Testing from Animals to Robots

11:28 AM MST | February 25, 2008 | Kara Sissell

EPA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH; Bethesda, MD) have launched a chemical testing collaboration project that could ultimately reduce the use of laboratory animals for research into potential adverse health effects of a broad range of chemicals. The agencies will use high-speed automated screening robots to test suspected toxic compounds using cells and isolated molecular targets, instead of laboratory animals. Chemical genomics: Helping officials gather relevant data. The technology should increase health effects data that is relevant to humans...

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