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Research Brief Podcasts Archive

Superfund Research Program

Recordings of the SRP Research Briefs are available for download here and on iTunes. New podcasts are posted as soon as they are available.

341 - Fighting Fluorine with Fluorine: New Materials Remove PFAS from Groundwater

340 - Mimicking Molecules Made by Bacteria to Remove Metals From Water

339 - New Model Estimates PFAS Exposures From Contaminated Drinking Water

338 - Combining Analytical Chemistry and Machine Learning to Detangle Mixtures

337 - Dioxin Disrupts Liver Cells in Mice, Potential Link with Liver Disease

336 - Sampling Device Harnesses Powerful Molecular Interactions, Overcomes Barriers in Detecting Volatile Contaminants

335 - PFAS Exposure Associated with Elevated Cholesterol in North Carolina Community

334 - Disentangling Relationships Between Arsenic and the Gut Microbiome

333 - Combining Arsenic Data Across Populations Sheds Light on Exposure Sources

332 - Improving How Microbes Break Down PFAS

331 - Emerging PFAS Can Cause Changes in Gene Expression and Lipid Accumulation in Human Liver Cells

330 - Study Sheds Light on Breakdown Products of PCBs in the Environment

329 - Protein Provides Insight into Respiratory Toxicity of Cadmium

328 - Sampling Device May Predict Methylmercury Accumulation in Wetlands

327 - Leveraging Machine Learning to Predict Toxicity

326 - New Technique Yields Promising Results for Uranium Removal in the Field

325 - Biosensor Helps Characterize Contaminants and Health Risks Following Disasters

324 - Combined Approach Sheds Light on Global Cancer Risk

323 - New Passive Sampling Device for PFAS

322 - Helping Communities Monitor Air Pollution Using Plants

321 - First-of-its-Kind Arsenic Meta-Analysis Paves the Way for Future Data Integration

320 - Characterizing Arsenic Exposure in Public Water Supplies and Private Wells

319 - Analyzing Chemicals and Genes Yields Novel Insight into PAH Behavior

318 - Combined Approach Sheds Light on Factors Controlling Stream Recovery

317 - New Technique Sheds Light on PFAS in Coastal Watersheds

316 - Arsenic Exposure Before Conception May Trigger Diabetes in Male Offspring

315 - Modeling and Field Tests Yield Promising Results for Aquifer Clean Up

314 - Triclosan and a High-fat Diet Worsen Liver Disease in Mice

313 - New Model to Examine PFAS Sheds Light on Lipid Disruption Mechanisms

312 - Improved Sequencing Method Leads to Advancements in Toxicology Research

311 - Edible Sorbents May Protect Against Metal Toxicity

310 - New Tool Monitors a Flame Retardant in Sediment

309 - Treating Water with Chemical Oxidation May Produce Harmful By-Products

308 - Using Fungi to Clean up Contaminated Soil

307 - Clay Layers May Worsen Arsenic Contamination

306 - Three-Dimensional Cell Model Enhances DNA Damage Testing

305 - Arsenic Complicates Groundwater Bioremediation

304 - Electrochemical System Degrades PCE in Groundwater

303 - High-Fiber Diet May Protect Against Harmful Health Effects of PCBs

302 - PAH and Hypoxia Exposure Result in Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Fish

301 - Cadmium Exposure Impairs Production of Neurons Responsible for Learning and Memory

300 - Nanotube Sensor Detects Nitrosamines in Air

299 - Modeling Approaches Estimate Exposure and Simulate Impacts on Health

298 - Collaborative Cross Mice Can Fill Data Gaps in Risk Assessment

297 - Identifying Key Characteristics of Chemicals that Harm Male and Female Reproduction

296 - PCBs Alter Glucose Regulation Differently in Males and Females

295 - Model Predicts PAH Levels in Important Tribal Food Source

294 - New Method Quickly Screens Chemicals for Cancer Risk

293 - Study Sheds Light on Breakdown of PCBs to Potentially Harmful Metabolites in Humans

292 - Nitrous Oxide Halts Breakdown of Chlorinated Compounds

291 - Passive Samplers Tackle PCB Flux

290 - Promising Membrane Technology Reduces Chlorobenzene in Groundwater

289 - Study Sheds Light on Respiratory Toxicity of EPFRs

288 - Alternative Flame Retardants May Lead to Neurobehavioral Effects

287 - PCBs Increase Inflammation, Disrupt Gut Microbiome, and Alter Metabolism

286 - Siderophores Reduce Asbestos Toxicity in Soil

285 - Why Shallow Lake Food Webs May Have More Arsenic

284 - Researchers Pinpoint Molecule Fueling Liver Cancer Development

283 - Researchers Identify Compounds that Reduce Abnormal Blood Vessel Growth in the Eye

282 - Dust from Mine Waste in Navajo Nation May Harm Lungs and Heart

281 - AHR is Required for Normal Organ Development and Behavioral Responses in Zebrafish

280 - Toxic Byproducts Formed During UV Water Treatment

279 - Developing Training and Education for Emerging Technologies

278 - Chronic Inflammation Suppresses Immune Cells that Fight Liver Cancer

277 - Using Saliva to Understand Exposures and Monitor Health

276 - Novel Cobamide Structure May Hold Clues for More Effective Biological Degradation of Chlorinated Compounds

275 - Activated Carbon Reduces the Effects of TCDD on the Immune System and Gut Microbiome in a Mammalian Model

274 - Endophytes Help Poplar Trees Clean Up TCE on Superfund Site

273 - Susceptibility to Arsenic-Induced Skin Lesions Influenced by DNA Differences

272 - TBT Alters Bone Marrow Microenvironment and Suppresses Important Immune Cells

271 - New 3D Fish Liver Model for Aquatic Toxicology

270 - Prenatal PCE Exposure and Maternal Alcohol Use Linked to Increased Risks of Teenage Drug Use

269 - Platform Allows Rapid Analysis of Antioxidant Genes in Zebrafish

268 - Prenatal Arsenic Exposure Alters Newborn Metabolite Profiles

267 - Cell-Based Models Reveal Differences in How PAH Mixtures Affect Neurodevelopment

266 - Using Surfactants to Enhance Bioremediation of PAHs in Soil

265 - The Genetics Behind the Killifish's Adaptation to Pollution

264 - The Porous Extraction Paddle: A Non-Targeted Sampling Device to Detect Contaminants in Urine

263 - A Link Between Exposure to PCBs, Diet, and Cardiovascular Disease

262 - Environmental Exposures and AhR in Oral Cancer Development and Progression

261 - Importance of Young Dissolved Organic Carbon to the Release of Arsenic in Aquifers

260 - Identifying Mechanisms for Regulating Gas Exchange in Plants

259 - Phytostabilization of Mine Tailings with Compost-Assisted Direct Planting

258 - New Breakthrough in Understanding Gene Regulation

257 - Using Field Data and Numerical Modeling to Assess Vapor Intrusion Risk

256 - A New Dilution Tool to Facilitate High-Throughput Assay Techniques

255 - The Effect of Corrinoid Co-factors on Bioremediation of Chlorinated Compounds

254 - Low-Dose Organic Arsenic Exposure Negatively Affects the Immune System in the Lung

253 - Mapping Protein Targets of Environmental Chemicals Using Chemoproteomic Platforms

252 - Bioavailability Changes in Sediments and Bioaccumulation in Fish

251 - Development of a Sustainable Remediation System to Remove TCE from Groundwater

250 - Intestinal Microbes Protect the Liver and Prevent Liver Fibrosis

249 - Newly Discovered Cells Regenerate Liver Tissue Without Forming Tumors

248 - Cellulose Nanomaterials in Environmental Cleanup Technologies

247 - PCE in Drinking Water Linked to Cancer and Epilepsy

246 - River Algae Affects Mercury Pollution at Superfund Site

245 - Using Lead Isotopes to Identify Sources of Metal and Metalloid Contaminants

244 - Switchgrass and Bacteria Work Together to Remove PCBs from Soil

243 - Detecting Environmental Chemicals with Novel Immunoassay Technology

242 - Assessing and Reducing Health Risks from Arsenic in Private Well Water

241 - SRP Researchers Determine that Triclosan Promotes Liver Tumor Growth in Mice

230 - Combined Exposure to Glucocorticoids and Chlorpyrifos Influences Neurobehavioral Development

229 - Comparing Black Carbon Types to Sequester PBDEs in Sediments

228 - Arsenic in Drinking Water and Cancer in Uniquely Exposed Northern Chile

227 - Lead Discovered at Higher Levels Below the Soil Surface

226 - Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals and Their Lifetime in Ambient Fine Particulate Matter

225 - Commercial Paper and Rubber Products Contain Activators of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor

224 - Effects of Cadmium and Copper on the Fish Olfactory System

223 - Nicotine in Peppers and Other Vegetables May Reduce Parkinson Disease Risk

222 - Remediation of PCB Contaminated Sediment by Bioaugmentation

221 - Novel Method Identifies Potential Key Pathway in Arsenic-Induced Birth Defects

220 - Commonly Manufactured Nanomaterial Induces Neurovascular Toxicity

219 - Arsenic Uptake in Homegrown Vegetables from Mining-Affected Soils

218 - Marine Mercury: From Sources to Seafood

217 - Majority of Women Exposed to Multiple Pollutants

216 - New Highly Sensitive On-Chip Nanoparticle Immunoassay

215 - Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure and Fish Intake to ADHD-Related Behavior

214 - Study First to Quantify TCE in Breast Milk

213 - Widely Used Antibacterial Agents May Lead to Significant Health Concerns

212 - Early-life PCE Exposure Linked to Visual Impairment in Adults

211 - A New Solar-Powered Approach for Groundwater Decontamination

210 - A New Role for MicroRNAs in Neurobehavioral Development

209 - PAHs Before and After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

208 - A Flurry of Arsenic Findings

207 - Particulate matter pollution: A particular problem for the young?

206 - Arsenic Linked to Developmental Changes in the Heart

205 - Ramping Up Mixed Metals Removal

204 - CALUX Generation 3 - Enhanced Sensitivity for Low Volume/Low Concentration Samples

203 - Research Shows Arsenic Attaches to Sediments, Protects Human Health

202 - Size-resolved Chemical Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols

201 - What a Difference a Methyl Group Makes

200 - Celebrating a Significant Milestone in Research Dissemination

199 - Foray Into Tackling the Toxicity of Environmental Pesticide Mixtures

198 - Chlorinated Contaminant Remediation - Dual Function Responsive Membranes

197 - Poplars are Choosy about PCBs

196 - Nanoparticles Enhance Imaging of Intracellular Bioreduction of Chromate

195 - Mechanism of Resistance to PCB Toxicity in Fish

194 - Sediment Caps That Degrade Contaminants

193 - Accelerating Pump-and-Treat Remediation at Arsenic-contaminated Sites

192 - Discovery of the Key to Metal Accumulation in Plants

191 - Portable Biosensing Systems

190 - Determining Susceptibility to Environmentally-induced Neurotoxicity

189 - Use of Spatial and Temporal Analyses to Provide Insights into the Environmental Etiology of Cancer

188 - TCDD May Contribute to Immune System Instability

187 - Chronic Arsenic Exposure Linked to Increased Mortality Rate

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