Thursday Mar 6
Cape Cod Times
Contaminants in headlines worse than those in water
Your Feb. 21 article on Eastham water accurately quoted a Boston University toxicologist at a recent informational meeting as saying that drinking water with 0.3 parts per billion of 1,4-dioxane will result in a person having a one in-one million increased chance of developing cancer.
Your Face Wash Is Polluting the Great Lakes, Cornell Expert Explains
Following the introduction of legislation to ban the sale of products containing plastic microbeads in New York State, Motoko Mukai , a veterinarian and toxicologist at Cornell University comments on the negative impact the tiny plastic pellets, found in many bath products, have on the Great Lakes.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Experts say Mardi Gras beads contain toxic metals and chemicals
They say beads from China are made from toxic waste the U.S. ships off, and they're concerned it ends up in our bodies, landfills and water supply.
Toxicogenomics: The challenges and opportunities to identify...
Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis , Vol. 746, No.
International Scientist Dr. Peter Ross To Lead New Ocean Pollution...
Pollution in the Pacific Ocean, and effects on its inhabitants, becomes the focus of much-needed scrutiny with the launch of Vancouver Aquarium's bold new Ocean Pollution Science Program, announced Feb. 18. The expansive program - which will conduct critically important scientific research on ocean pollution sources and consequences - will be led ... (more)
Hay & Forage Grower
Drones Monitor Pastures
Kevin Price, at right, and fellow researchers Haun Wang and Nan An, collect color infrared images to measure tallgrass biomass.