Roundup weed killer deemed a carcinogen, at least in California
March 16, 2017, 4:55 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The herbicide's key ingredient can now be labeled a carcinogen in California.
The residents of this Arizona community are allergic to modern life
December 19, 2016, 7:35 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Chemically sensitive residents of this tiny, off-the-grid village find relief from a world that makes them sick.
8 foods you'd never guess were artificially colored
November 21, 2016, 7:13 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Just because you know certain foods by a particular color doesn’t mean it’s natural.
Bizarre 'lake under the sea' kills whatever swims there
November 1, 2016, 6:23 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dubbed the 'Jacuzzi of Despair,' this lake on the ocean floor is made of heavy water rich with toxins.
FDA bans triclosan and 18 other ingredients in antibacterial soap
September 2, 2016, 3:42 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Manufacturers have 1 year to remove the ingredients or the products from the market.
Was Isaac Newton seeking the 'philosopher's stone'?
March 30, 2016, 3:34 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Before chemistry, there was alchemy, a philosophical and proto-scientific discipline full of mysteries.
Should pregnant women use DEET to deter mosquitoes and Zika virus?
February 2, 2016, 12:21 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
As cases of Zika-related birth defects continue to rise, pregnant women are left wondering which is the greater danger.