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New Pharmaceutical Screening Technique

The scientific community – Prescription drugs are wreaking havoc on the environment and a solution to this problem must be found

Plato – “Necessity is the Mother of invention”

Swedish researchers – Eureka! We may have found a solution!

ACS Publications – June 2008
A new screening technique from researchers in Sweden compares genomes from animals, plants, and other organisms to those of humans in an effort to quickly determine whether particular drugs could be toxic in the environment. … Researchers say that once the technique is validated, it may provide hints about pharmaceuticals that could harm specific species.
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/esthag/asap/html/es801614k.html

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