Environmental Science & Technology

Environmental Science & Technology

Soil bacteria breathe out more CO2

CO2 release in bacterial metabolism.

Targeted cleaning minimizes post-wildfire toxic chemicals

These compounds are highly toxic.

“Forever Chemicals” in Yale study boost cancer cell migration

Research shows that PFOS and PFOA encourage colorectal cancer spheroid movement.

Killer whales’ diet, rather than location, greatly impacted contaminant levels

The findings of their study underscore the need for action to protect North Atlantic killer whales.

Microwaving baby food releases plastic particles

Microplastics: The new foodborne hazard.

Cooking with gas stoves may increase the risk of Leukemia

Gas stoves can pollute our indoor air.

Communities of color are vulnerable to the effects of rising seas

Rising seas threaten to flood hundreds of toxic sites.

A New Antarctica study shows that levels of toxic chemicals increased markedly

Levels of ‘forever chemicals’ reaching the remote continent have been increasing.

How submarine sediment avalanches transport microplastics into the deep ocean?

Much of the macro- and microplastic in the ocean ends up on the seafloor, with some of the highest concentrations reported in submarine canyons...

Scientists developed a new houseplant that can clean your home’s air

Most of us use air filters to keep our homes clean and pollution-free. However, these air filters involve small hazardous molecules such as chloroform...

Increasing the environmental benefits of autonomous vehicles

According to a recent investigation by the University of Michigan, the added weight, electricity requisition, and aerodynamic drag of the sensors and computers utilized...

Study suggests many second hand plastic toys could pose a risk to children’s health

According to new research published in Environmental Science and Technology, the plastic used in many second-hand toys could pose a risk to children’s health...

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