A new book discusses the effects of industrial development on Canada’s Oil Sands, the third largest reserves of developable oil in the world. Alberta Oil Sands, Energy, Industry and the Environment is a synthesis of the concepts and results of on-going air quality studies.
Researchers at RTI International Aim to Improve Efficiency, Fabrication of Electronic Devices for Optical Systems
Scientists at RTI International are advancing the state of science in electronic devices for optical systems by using superlattice structures to optimize the performance of germanium optical detectors on silicon chips.
RTI International has been awarded funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to advance research aimed at determining the causes and prevalence of developmental disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, and hearing or vision loss.
Leslie Greenwald, Ph.D., a chief scientist at RTI International, has been elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance for her work in Medicare program and payment system evaluation.
State-funded tobacco control programs and laws that outlaw smoking in workplaces, bars and restaurants are effective strategies for curbing youth smoking, according to a new study by researchers from RTI International, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Substance Abuse and...
Study Identifies New Gene Regions Related to Lung Function by Considering Environmental Interactions
Using a novel statistical method that considers environmental interactions, like cigarette smoking, to better understand genetic risk factors for lung disease, a study led by an RTI International investigator identified new gene regions related to lung function.
Better Syringe Designs Could Nearly Eradicate Global Annual HIV Infections from Syringe Sharing Within Eight Years
Switching the type of syringe used by people who inject drugs could help curb HIV transmission in countries with injection-driven epidemics within eight years, according to a new article by researchers at RTI International and Futures Institute.
A six-year interdisciplinary ecological research program led by RTI International and sponsored by DoD’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), has earned an award for its work helping the DoD manage its coastal installations in more effective and sustainable ways.
A new book discusses the wide range of disciplines representative of the essence of contemporary toxicology practices. The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory, 2nd Edition, contains valuable, state-of-the-art information that explores the practice and teaching of toxicology in the current clinical...
Study: Replacing Prison Terms with Drug Abuse Treatment Could Save Billions in Criminal Justice Costs
Sending drug abusers to community-based treatment programs rather than prison could help reduce crime and save the criminal justice system billions of dollars, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International and Temple University.