Pesticides Known to Kill Bees Found in U.S. Drinking Water

A team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Iowa have found neonicotinoids (bee-killing pesticides) in U.S. tap water.


Scientists Are Developing Powdered “Blood” for Use in Emergencies

Researchers are working on a powdered synthetic “blood” that could potentially tide patients over in an emergency until they could have a blood transfusion.


Genes for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Found in Beijing Smog

Researchers have discovered in Beijing’s smog the genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics, and it’s not clear how much of a health risk they pose.


Citizens in These 3 US States Took Action on Water Fluoridation Bans

More communities are stopping their drinking water from being fluoridated, and a handful of U.S. towns went to the polls on Nov. 8 to voice their opinions.


Nestle Seeks More Groundwater to Expand Michigan Plant

Nestle has been granted preliminary approval to increase pumping from 150 to 400 gallons-per-minute at 1 of its Michigan plants.


CDC Warning: Thousands of Heart Patients at Risk from Contaminated Surgical Devices

More than half a million people might have been exposed to dangerous bacteria from contaminated devices used in open heart surgery.


Another Pitfall of the Plastic Chemical BPA: Asthma

BPA has been linked to hormone disruption and oxidative stress, but is still used in manufacturing. Now prenatal BPA levels have also been linked to asthma.


Outrage: Nestlé Buys Drought-Stricken Town’s Water Supply

People around the world are furious over Nestle’s latest escapade: buying a drought-stricken town’s water supply.


55,000+ People in CA are Being Served Illegal Levels of Arsenic in Tap Water

According to the Environmental Integrity Project, over 55,000 California residents are being served up illegal and unsafe levels of arsenic in their tap water.


Students Give Bottled Water to Senior Citizens in Flint, Michigan

In the midst of the Flint water crisis, a group of students called the “Dream Kings” sought to ensure that senior citizens of Flint were taken care of, giving them 300 cases of clean water.


5 No-Brainer Tips on How to Cool Yourself Down

With temperatures rising, it is important that you take the necessary steps to protect yourself from heat related issues. Here are 5 no-brainer tips on how to cool yourself down.


Video: Coral Reefs Caught ‘Dancing’ with High-Tech Microscope

Using a high-tech, underwater microscope, scientists are able to study small coral organisms in their natural habitat. We can even see them ‘dancing.’


Teen Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba

On June 19, an 18-year-old teen from Ohio died after contracting an infection caused by a rare brain-eating amoeba.


New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.


Will There be more Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Use of plastics ending up in the ocean is increasing exponentially, but awareness and solutions are slowly dawning. We must prevent plastic from dominating the waters.


IKEA Brings Hydroponic Gardening to Your Kitchen

IKEA, well-known for do-it-yourself furniture kits, has now forayed into do-it-yourself hydroponic gardening kits for indoor use.


First Charges Filed Against Officials Behind the Flint Water Crisis

Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.