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New Wristband Measures Personal Exposure to Toxins

People around the world proclaim support for various causes by wearing colored wristbands — yellow for cancer research, pink for breast cancer, purple for animal welfare. But Oregon State University researchers have decided to use flexible silicone bracelets to support a different cause: measuring an individual's exposure to toxins. People are constantly exposed to all sorts of low level pollutants, from industrial compounds used in disinfectants and upholstery, to fragrances and...

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