By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 11/24/2013 - 19:42
"Newly emerging" chemical contaminants in the Great Lakes basin may affect human health, as pharmaceutical drugs and antibacterials increasingly found in water.
By John Ericson | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 17:19
Microorganisms found in panda poop can break down extremely durable plant material, according to new research from Mississippi State University.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 09/02/2013 - 13:25
A red cedar tree study shows that the 1970 Clean Air Act is reducing pollution and improving forests.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:14
The health of trees in your neighborhood can affect your risk for developing cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses.
By Amber Moore | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:56
Parents who work near diesel powered equipment like cars, trucks and generators may have kids who are at higher risk of developing brain tumor.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 09:45
More than a third of all sofas in the USA are believed to contain potential toxic material that can be dangerous for people to inhale as furniture foam breaks down into dust.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 14:12
Slime molds use a type of spatial "memory" to navigate through a maze to find food, despite lacking a brain.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:25
Exposure to a common weed-killer may increase the risk of a rare nasal birth defect, according to a new study.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 12:26
More than 100 million people will die from climate change and carbon emissions, a dire report by humanitarian organization DARA says.
By Amber Moore | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 09:46
A new study says that cutting down on red and processed meat would shrink the carbon footprint by about 28 million tons a year plus reduce chronic diseases by 3 to 12 percent in the UK.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 15:14
Experts are drawing attention to an issue that seems to be growing: sperm quality is declining in quality and quantity.