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2010-10-28 05:51:53

There is much variation between the number of teens who admit to using drugs and the number who actually test positive for drug use, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.

2010-09-21 14:57:00

MOGADORE, Ohio, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has received accreditation for forensic drug testing of hair from the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

2010-07-14 08:00:00

ACTON, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ: PMD) today announced that it has signed a sales and marketing agreement with LGC of the UK, an international science-based company and market leader in analytical, forensic and diagnostic services and reference standards, to market the patented Psychemedics hair analysis drug test in the UK and Europe. LGC's business is focused upon customers in: forensic science; pharmaceutical and bioanalytical research,...

2010-04-12 04:39:00

LONDON, April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Avi Lasarow, managing director of Trimega Laboratories, (http://www.trimegalabs.co.uk/) was invited to speak recently (30.3.10) at a Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) event at Buckingham Palace, attended by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Trimega, which specialises in substance misuse testing (http://www.trimegalabs.co.uk/) among parents, was invited to speak as a Charter Member of the DofE.

2010-03-11 12:35:00

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent surge in Local Authority child care applications has prompted a substance abuse testing lab to produce a kit explaining to lawyers how hair alcohol testing works.

2010-02-10 08:25:00

LONDON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimega Laboratories has become one of the world's few companies to be recommended for ISO 17025 accreditation for hair analysis based on fatty acid ethyl ester (FAEE) testing.

2009-11-20 06:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data released today by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the nation's leading provider of employment-related drug testing services, reveal that drug testing of hair specimens from employees and job applicants in the general U.S.

2009-05-29 12:34:18

Drug-facilitated sexual crimes are increasing. The Bonn Institute for Forensic Medicine has recorded that the number of examinations on the use of intoxicants in sexual offences within their catchment area increased 10-fold between 1997 and 2006.

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2009-05-27 08:57:51

A team of Spanish and British scientists has developed a "laser ablation" method that makes it possible to detect variations in the sulphur isotopes of a single hair over time.

2009-05-19 06:00:00

ACTON, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Psychemedics Corporation (Nasdaq: PMD) today announced that it has signed a sales and marketing agreement with leading international health and care organization Bupa, to market the patented Psychemedics hair analysis drug test in the UK. Around one in three adults between the ages of 16 and 59 living in England and Wales admit to illegal drug use at some time(1) and many firms, especially where workplace safety is critical, have a legal...


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.