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What are PFAS, and why is the EPA warning about them...

Kathryn Crawford, Middlebury “PFAS? What’s PFAS?” You may be hearing that term in the news as...

PFAS are showing up in children’s stain- and water-resistant products –...

Kathryn Rodgers, Boston University Even if children’s stain- or water-resistant clothes are advertised as “green” or “nontoxic,” they might...

The herbicide dicamba was supposed to solve farmers’ weed problems –...

Bart Elmore, The Ohio State University In October 2021 I was a guest on a popular podcast to discuss...

The EPA is banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on food...

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it...

What are phthalates, and how do they put children’s health at...

Stephanie Eick, University of California, San Francisco You may not realize it, but you likely encounter phthalates every day....

Wildfires can poison drinking water – here’s how communities can be...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University and Caitlin R. Proctor, Purdue University In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. The 2018 Camp Fire...

Nail salon workers suffer chemical exposures that can be like working...

Lupita D. Montoya, University of Colorado Boulder and Aaron Lamplugh, University of Colorado Boulder Anyone who has walked past a nail salon is familiar with...

Curious Kids: Why does pizza taste so good?

Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

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The best way to deal with failure

Selin Malkoc, The Ohio State University Failure is a part of life, and we make mistakes pretty much every day. How do we cope? Or...