NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Caliper Life Sciences today said the US Environmental Protection Agency has contracted the company for a multi-year toxicity project that could be worth between $1.4 million and $69 million.
 
Caliper said the EPA has hired its NovaScreen Biosciences branch to work with the agency’s ToxCast program to help predict how chemicals such as pesticides will interact with the environment, humans, and animals.
 

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