October 19th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
My neighbor is an NPR junkie and always has the radio on. Earlier this evening when I was visiting her, I listened in on their podcast. What grabbed my attention were the words "toxic chemical" and "found in 99% of humans' blood."
November 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
The latest US midterm is over — or nearly over — and Democratic candidates had a record wave of support from voters, but there's still plenty of misunderstanding to clear up. We've gone through decades of misinformation campaigns, gaslighting, and political dystrophy. One blue wave doesn't mean we've got everything in order.
One topic I was recently inspired to address is a simple one, but one that seems to skate under the radar of public consciousness
October 14th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Central California, already painfully stressed by the worst drought in 50 years (which the US Drought Monitor designates as “extreme [&hellip
April 18th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
Beyond renewable energies, natural gas is one of the cleaner energy sources out there for those wishing to leave a green footprint. However, the techniques being used to obtain this gas are starting to make some worry
March 11th, 2011 | by Tina Casey
Yes, we all know that thing about getting high from banana peels was a 1960's hoax, but this is the real deal. A team of researchers has found that minced banana peels can clean pollution from river water, such as lead and copper. Not only that, but they can do it more quickly and efficiently than conventional chemical water treatments. Okay, so you'd probably need a ton of bananas to clean up a big site, but the discovery does have some implications for small scale uses, especially where budgets are tight