School lunches may contain harmful levels of bisphenol A (BPA) due to the use of canned or plastic packaged ingredients, according to researchers at Stanford and Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Two Stanford professors filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen following the company’s admission of its use of deceptive software to cheat emissions tests.
While it isn’t difficult to see the flaw in this line of thinking, the “wait and see” approach is far too common when addressing environmental dilemmas today.
Before pundits and politicians reduce the questions and solutions posed by GE crops and GE agribusiness down to sound bytes and slogans, we must realize just how powerfully positive the effects of genetically engineering our food can be if handled correctly.
Stanford students can – and should – get involved in multiple ways to combat gentrification in EPA. Neil Chaudhary addresses why and how meaningful action can be made.
“Why is that man dressed like an astronaut, Dad?” I must have been 10 or so when I asked that question from the back seat of the car while my parents drove by a golf course. The seeming astronaut was a groundskeeper, dressed from head to toe in a white hazmat suit, waving a metal…
DAILY NEWS BRIEF: A team of earth and atmospheric scientists claimed that the U.S.’s methane emission is about 50 percent higher than previously recorded. The difference is due to an underestimation of the impact of human activities in methane emission.
It’s actually agriculture that applies 80 percent of the 1.1 billion pounds of pesticides used in the U.S. each year, quelling insect outbreaks, smothering weeds and ensuring un-nibbled produce. Of course, when we nibble that produce — or eat animals who’ve nibbled it — any residues and leftover toxins transfer to us. How did we become so chemically dependent?