Originally Published by the Washington Post - AIDS researchers, advocacy organizations and global health officials spent Monday trying to determine whether the report that a baby girl born in Mississippi was cured of the infection is a therapeutic breakthrough or a scientific curiosity.
March 5th, 2013
As mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines and processing plants.
Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory - Levels of particulate pollution rose above 130 micrograms per cubic meter in Salt Lake City on January 23, 2013 - three times the federal clean-air limit.
- Salmon and Trout Association said farms under the RSPCA's scheme had records of sea lice infestation and pollution.
Originally Published by the NY Times - One Friday more than two years ago, an air-quality monitoring device atop the United States Embassy in Beijing recorded data so horrifying that someone in the embassy called the level of pollution “Crazy Bad” in an infamous Twitter post.
- Somehow, we can grow pessimistic about life in general while continuing to be upbeat about our own future.
January 6th, 2013
Originally Published by Green Prophet - If there’s one food group that Israelis love, it’s vegetables. In fact, all over the Middle East, vegetables are treated with love and presented at table in infinite artful ways.
- A fast growing, flesh-eating fungus killed five people following a massive tornado that devastated Joplin, Mo., according to two new studies.