College athletes are not the only ones who sometimes suffer at the hands of higher ups. A new report brings to light a more hidden and pernicious problem — the psychological, physical and sexual abuse of students in the field of biological anthropolog… Continue reading →
Stress has a way of significantly altering the composition of gut bacteria, which leads to inflammation and often times, belly pain for those with irritable bowel syndrome. But a new study shows how probiotics can reverse the effect of stress. Continue reading →
What if Noah got it wrong? What if he paired a male and a female animal thinking they were the same species, and then discovered they were not the same and could not produce offspring? As researchers from the Smithsonian’s Panama Amphibian Rescue and C… Continue reading →
Most people know a colonoscopy requires some preparation by the patient. Now, a physician suggests an additional step to lower the risk of colorectal cancer: Ask for your doctor’s success rate detecting easy-to-miss polyps called adenomas. Continue reading →
We know our garbage hauler’s job is to manage our throw-aways. But many of these companies are taking steps to make the waste-hauling business a bit less, well, wasteful. Last month, Waste Management of Arizona, in partnership with PetroCard, unveiled a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station to provide fuel for trash and recycling [...] Continue reading →
The average U.S. office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year, according to the EPA – that’s 4 million tons of copy paper annually. But not all offices recycle, meaning that valuable recyclables like paper, cans and bottles end up in the landfill, instead of being made into new products. If you’re an [...] Continue reading →
Throughout its 40 plus year history Earth Day has been a rallying point for millions of personal acts intended to help save the environment. It has sparked rallies and marches, demonstrations and parades, contests and car washes, and with the aid of th… Continue reading →
Technological advances and stringent legislation have made 2010 a big year for the electronics industry.
But despite a high interest in e-waste exportation and the development of sleeker designs that allow for easier recycling, many manufacturers are still skipping over one important detail: packaging.
In 2008, Dell announced a plan to revolutionize computer packaging by using recycled [...] Continue reading →