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Whether it’s tracking toxic chemicals in drinking water or uncovering new mechanisms by which chemicals trigger breast cancer, we publish updates about our work throughout the year.

Here, you’ll find the latest news about our research and our impact. For detailed news about individual projects, please explore Our Science.

Our scientists are also available for interviews, to assist in developing story ideas and provide expert commentary and analysis.

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Recent News

Findings have implications for how federal agencies assess pesticides for breast cancer risk

What Silent Spring promises in this deeply sad time

Findings provide roadmap for regulators to identify harmful chemicals that increase breast cancer risk

Rule would severely limit the use of science the agency considers when setting limits on toxic chemicals in our air and water.

One of the first studies from the Women Firefighters Biomonitoring Collaborative, a long-term investigation of chemical exposures among women firefighters and breast cancer risk.

Why the state’s new proposed rule to regulate PFAS contaminants is good for public health.

Analysis highlights privacy risks associated with public data sharing

Silent Spring has been a major driver in advancing the field of report-back—a practice that ensures participants have access to their study results and what they mean for their health.

Eating out and consuming microwave popcorn linked with higher exposures to PFAS

One of seven projects chosen as part of new federal health study to address contamination affecting communities nationwide