toxic chemicals

SciTech Now Episode 245

In this episode of SciTech Now, studying the toxicity of harmful chemicals; using new technology to build smarter cities; a prosthetics lab powered by 3-D printers; and how new technologies are transforming the world of theater.

Studying the toxicity of everyday objects

Chemicals surround us in our air, food, water, clothes and furniture. But which chemicals are harmful? The Environmental Protection Agency’s labs in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park test them all.