Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
You're Definitely Consuming Microplastics, But Not Just In Seafood and Tap Water
A leading researcher in the field talks why tap water and seafood shouldn't be our only concern when it comes to the issue of microplastics.
The Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl Will Find Homes in the United States
Some of the descendants of the region’s abandoned dogs are up for adoption.
Bacteria Can Live in Ice Cubes, But Not in Whiskey
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Your Nasty Old Kitchen Sponge Could Give You Diarrhea
"If bacteria went to heaven, it would be a sponge."
Woman Hospitalized After Drinking a Corrosive Latte from McDonald’s
She probably isn't lovin' it.
How 22 Hydroelectric Projects in Canada Put First Nations Communities at Risk
A Harvard study looked at the proposed hydro projects in Canada's not-so-distant future, all of them near indigenous communities.
A Contamination Scare Is Causing Big Problems for Japan's Most Famous Fish Market
Organizers of the new location for Tsukiji Fish Market announced that some major issues with the $6 billion structure could delay the opening of the new market significantly—and perhaps forever.
Wait, How Did Eggos Get Contaminated with Listeria?
The cinnamon ones are good, though.
This Microbiologist Is Saving Wisconsin's Poopy Beaches With DNA Sequencing
Sandra McLellan, and the School of Freshwater Sciences, are cleaning up local beaches.
Law Enforcement Says the Tiny Town of Hugo, Colorado, Has THC in Its Water
The Lincoln County Sheriff warned residents not to drink, cook, or even bathe, lest the THC could get into their systems.
This US City’s Move to Divert Great Lakes Drinking Water Is Just the Beginning
It's the first request of its kind. More will come.