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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...

EPA’s plan to regulate chemical contaminants in drinking water is a...

Laurel Schaider, Harvard University After more than a year of community meetings and deliberations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February 2019 that it...

What is ‘green’ dry cleaning? A toxics expert explains

Joy Onasch, University of Massachusetts Lowell The winter holidays are a busy time for many businesses, including retail stores, grocers, liquor stores – and dry...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

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