Category Archives: accelerator mass spectrometry

New technology tracks carcinogens as they are metabolised by the human body.


Researchers for the first time have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, as extraordinarily tiny amounts of these potential carcinogens are biologically processed and eliminated. PAHs, which are the product of the incomplete combustion of carbon, have been a part of everyday human life since cave dwellers first roasted

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