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Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting...

Jacqueline Gerson, Duke University; Austin Wadle, Duke University, and Jasmine Parham, Duke University Gold is everywhere in modern life, from jewelry to electronics to smartphones....

The secondhand smoke you’re breathing may have come from another state

Sebastian Eastham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Steven Barrett, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Scientists estimate that each year in the U.S., outdoor air pollution shortens...

The EPA disbanded our clean air science panel. We met anyway...

H. Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University Since 1980, emissions of six common air pollutants have decreased by 67%, thanks largely to government regulation. At...

Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

As air pollution increases in some US cities, the Trump administration...

Jason West, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Barbara Turpin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Air pollution kills. In the United...

The value of trees: 4 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Trees are leafing out across much of the United States, providing a welcome transition from winter to spring. It’s easy to...

Top EPA advisers challenge long-standing air pollution science, threatening Americans’ health

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst Americans rely on the Environmental Protection Agency to set pollution control standards that protect their health. But on...

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Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off...

Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the outside world, babies have only minimal exposure...