Monday, October 14, 2019
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Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail

When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to...

Many of the world’s rivers are flush with dangerous levels of...

In a massive survey of rivers across 72 countries, researchers found antibiotics at 66 percent of 711 sites sampled. Many of the most drug-polluted...

The Company That Created Robot Pizza Trucks Is Now Pushing to...

Image credit: Curtesy of ZumePizza was just the first step to saving the world, according to Zume co-founder and CEO Alex Garden. The...

We’re Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic… Uh, Is That Bad?

If you're the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you're not going to like the new report released by the...

Tiny plastic debris is accumulating far beneath the ocean surface

Vast swathes of litter floating on the ocean, like the great Pacific garbage patch, may just be the tip of the trash heap.Divers have...

Why a V-shaped plane may make a whole lot of sense

tA new partnership between the Delft University of Technology and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has been announced along with a plan for a striking...

How one fern hoards toxic arsenic in its fronds and doesn’t...

The Chinese brake fern looks unassuming. But Pteris vittata has a superpower: It sucks up arsenic, tucks the toxic metal away in its fronds...

Plastic in the North Atlantic has tripled since the 1960s

This article was created in partnership with the National Geographic Society.In 1957 it was a piece of trawling twine commonly used for fishing. In...

EU lawmakers back ban on single-use plastics, set standard for world

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in the European Union...

EPA giving oil companies the OK to dump fracking chemicals into...

( Natural News) TheEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) seems to make the wrong decision at every turn when it comes to protecting...