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New Test Predicts Which Chemicals Could Cause Cancer

Many chemicals have been linked to the development of cancer, but the cancer-causing potential of thousands of others is unknown.  Now, researchers have developed a simple test that can identify which chemicals have negative long-term health effects. There are some 80,000 chemical compounds on the market worldwide.  They are used in a wide variety of products from pharmaceuticals and pesticides, to water repellents and fire retardants in fabrics and carpeting.  But experts...

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