NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Federal Government plans to move away from testing for toxicity on animals toward studying compounds using new genomics and other high-throughput screening technologies, in what National Institutes of Health Director Elias Zerhouni today called “high throughput 21st century toxicology.”

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