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Pitcubes used in gymnastic facilities can be a source of exposure to flame retardants (Carignan et al 2013).



Predicting the effect of mixtures of full and partial agonists using generalized concentration addition (Howard et al 2010).

Using hand wipes to measure exposure to flame retardants and other semivolatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in the indoor environment. These measurements can be linked to biomarkers of exposure (e.g., Watkins et al 2011)

Deb Watkins and Alicia Fraser braving a Boston winter to sample dust from cars

We organized the Twelfth Annual Workshop on Brominated and Other Flame Retardants (BFR2011)

Using scanning electron microscopes to show the location of brominated flame retardants in dust particles (Webster et al 2009).

Measuring flame retardants in indoor air (Allen et al 2008).

Joe Allen using X-ray fluorescence (XRF) to test whether products contain bromine, a marker for brominated flame retardants (Allen et al 2008).

Map of the risk of breast cancer on Upper Cape Cod (Vieira et al 2005).





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