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PFAS impacts on human health

5 Things to Know About PFAS and Human Health

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 24, 2020

Because of the pervasive use and persistent nature of PFAS, there is widespread human exposure. Battelle dives into this topic in our white paper.

Biosecurity Control Lists
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Why are Control Lists an Essential Part of an Effective Biosecurity Screening Program?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jun 23, 2020

Biosecurity control lists name organisms that have the potential to pose a severe threat to public, animal, or plant health. Up-to-date control list..

STEM Education
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Students at Sisters High School Take Science into the Stratosphere

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 4, 2020

Students at Sisters High School in Oregon, are taking learning to new heights through an innovative STEM program in stratospheric ballooning with he..


What Does COVID-19 Mean for Biosecurity Screening Protocols?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jun 3, 2020

It’s an unsettling fact that the list of harmful pathogens (e.g. viruses and toxins) is not finite. This is clear because naturally occurring pathog..

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How are DNA Biosecurity Screening Guidances Used?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jun 3, 2020

DNA biosecurity screening guidances provide a framework for voluntary screening programs.

DNA Screening
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Why Do Some Organizations Screen DNA Voluntarily?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jun 3, 2020

Certain stakeholders in the biotechnology community screen DNA sequences voluntarily because they want to ensure that the technology is used respons..

Coronavirus Solutions
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The Facts on CCDS

Posted by Lou Von Thaer on Jun 2, 2020

Battelle’s President & CEO responds to misleading media coverage about our work to maintain the supply of respirator masks for health workers.

NEON highlights from June

June 2020: What’s New With NEON?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 2, 2020

This month, NEON’s scientific director discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has limited researchers’ access to sites and the impact it’s had.

Origami DNA

What is Biosecurity?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on May 28, 2020

The same technology that can bring great benefit to society can also bring great harm. How can we protect ourselves without hampering the work we’d ..