Chicken eggs throughout Europe and Hong Kong have been found to contain fipronil, an illegal pesticide. The problem is believed to have originated in Belgium and the Netherlands. Since then, contaminated eggs and egg products have been detected in 15 European Union countries, as well as Hong...Read More
Paleontologists have detected color in a dinosaur fossil!The fossil itself has an amazing story. In 2011, Canadian miners were excavating in a pit near Alberta. Their backhoe hit an unusually hard rock. The 2,500 pound, nine-foot long specimen turned out...
The “sugar detox” is currently popular. For a period of time, you give up all processed foods with added sugar. The theory is that sugar is like an addictive drug that must be cleansed from your system. Is there a scientific basis for this? In a Read More
As the world’s population continues to grow and develop, we increasingly stress our limited global water supply. Every day, new chemical contaminants enter our environment. Traditional water testing methods are based on analytical chemistry. But the World Health Organization and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have both...Read More