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What is Nanotechnology and What's It's Role in the Food Industry?
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In the food area, researchers are working with nanotechnology to create novel products that may be of benefit to health and diets. What are their possible applications? Is it safe?

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Can Bones Tell Us About Drug Use? How Boston Univ. Tests Solid Samples by 2DLC - Behind the Science
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Forensic toxicology chemists face particularly difficult challenges in getting good data from post-mortem specimen when soft tissue and bone have gone through decomposition. Jen visits with Sabra Botch-Jones, an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine's Biomedical Forensic Sciences department at their outdoor decompositional facility to learn how they test skeletal remains for drugs.

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Exploring Multiple Dimensions in the Forensics of “Space Candy” with Boston Uni. - Behind the Science
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In forensic toxicology laboratories, the accuracy and precision of an analytical technique are essential in determining what drugs or chemicals may have played a role in an individual's death. Is it possible to use one analytical technique to test a variety of different matrices - liquid or solid?

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How 2D-LC is Used in Forensic Science at Boston University Medical School - Behind the Science
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The focus of a forensic toxicology laboratory is to determine the presence or absence of drugs in biological samples. Often times when it comes to drug testing, the sensitivity of the analytical method is critical because scientists need to detect chemical compounds in very small amounts. Multidimensional liquid chromatography (2DLC) is one option forensics labs can use to test biological samples, such as urine, blood, oral fluid, hair, to determine if an illicit drug or toxin played a role in a person's death.

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The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth – The Bacteriophage
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A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don’t even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage.

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Why Do Coffee Naps Recharge You So Well?
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With their powers combined, coffee and naps create a greater sum than their parts.

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Food Additives: Breaking News from EFSA’s Open Expert Meeting
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Find out about the latest adoptions and discussions by EFSA’s expert Panel on food additives and nutrient sources added to food.

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How to Deal With the Baltic Sea's Contamination
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The Baltic Sea is contaminated. Now we have to find the best way to deal with the contamination to minimize the effects for us and the environment.

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An Expert Insight Into the Issue of Microplastics
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We spoke to Dr Andrew Mayes Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, about the growing problem of microplastics, their source, impact and what can be done in the future.

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Data Collection and Exposure Assessment
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Analysing food consumption data and assessing how different groups of people are exposed to substances in food are vital components in evaluating food safety.

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