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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Our mission is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.

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NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health.

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September 2019
Roles For DNA Polymerase Delta In Initiating and Terminating Leading Strand DNA Replication
Zhou ZX, Lujan SA, Burkholder AB, Garbacz MA, Kunkel TA
September 2019
Renal Clearable Catalytic Gold Nanoclusters For In Vivo Disease Monitoring
Loynachan CN, Soleimany AP, Dudani JS, Lin Y, Najer A, Bekdemir A, Chen Q, Bhatia SN, Stevens MM
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