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Many Of Nation's Riskiest Chemical Plants 'Effectively Unregulated'

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect ...

How Dangerous Is That Sketchy Subway Bread Chemical?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Subway announced Wednesday it will remove from its bread recipe a chemical that is also found in yoga mats and rubber-soled shoes. The change followed...

COLORED CARTILAGE: A Japanese Artist Turns Animal Skeletons Into Beautiful Works Of Art

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weird News

No bones about it: A former fisherman-turned-artist in Yokohama City, Japan, is making art lovers look at fish skeletons in a new way. Iori Tomita,...

Surprising Solution Offered For Origin-Of-Life Puzzle

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/21/2012 10:12 AM EST on LiveScience VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Just as species ...

Report Documents Industry Efforts to Delay Health Assessments of Toxic Chemicals

Jennifer Sass | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Sass

Big business chemical industries have repeatedly blocked the Environmental Protection Agency and other government bodies from assessing the harms of h...

The IQ of America's Entrepreneurs

Alexia Parks | Posted 10.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

In the world of today's entrepreneurs, the term IQ doesn't refer to how intelligent one is. Instead, it refers to the Innovation Quotient of companies...

For Colette: The Flower That Shattered the Stone

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

At the age of four, Colette was diagnosed with Wilm's tumor, a rare form of cancer. Parents Jim and Nancy Chuda labored to beat the cancer, but lost their daughter one year later.

Hold the Mayo, Extra Pesticides

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Carr

If Big Agriculture wants to promote healthier diets, it should stop attacking critics and focus on growing vegetables and fruits that are chemical-free -- and also tasty.

Grow, Baby, Grow

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephan B. Tanda

Who could forget Sarah Palin's famous line during the 2008 presidential campaign: "Drill, baby, drill!" With the current environmental and economic di...

Why We Must Ban BPA From Products Made For Children

Harvey Karp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harvey Karp

In case you missed the flurry of recent news, scientists have serious doubts about the safety of BPA (bisphenol A). And that's alarming because this h...

8 Years and Still No Chemical Plant Security

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

There has been an effort to minimize the importance of a new congressional report about the probabilities of another catastrophic domestic terrorist attack.