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Architects and engineers are adopting a variety of technologies—including traditional passive cooling methods used for centuries—to achieve comfortable indoor temperatures without the use of air conditioners.

Burdening individuals with the full responsibility for reducing community-level environmental exposures is not only unreliable in terms of health protection but also a contributor to environmental justice.

Near-term fetus and placenta
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Recent advances in molecular and imaging technologies, “omics” fields, and data sciences are offering researchers an unprecedented look at the placenta—the master regulator of the fetal environment. Winner of the Endocrine Society’s 2017 Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism.
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