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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.

Research

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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May 2022
Exploring the Influence of Experimental Design on Toxicity Outcomes in Zebrafish Embryo Tests
Hsieh JH, Behl M, Parham F, Ryan K
March 2022
Maternal, Placental, and Fetal Distribution of Titanium After Repeated Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Inhalation Through Pregnancy
D'Errico JN, Doherty C, Reyes George JJ, Buckley B, Stapleton PA
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As a publicly-funded institute, NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public.

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NIEHS seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health. Our website provides educators, students and scientists access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials.

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