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Now, new evidence reveals that the reckless antibiotic use on animals is not just a threat to human health. Animal bacteria are quickly developing resistance...

Jul 8, 2015 Blog Post

On a recent vacation in Germany with my husband, we spent a day at the Deutsches Museum, a huge science and technology museum. Two exhibits,...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

Since its launch in 2011, FracFocus, a government- and industry-funded website, has been the only place where Americans could learn the details about chemicals and...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

If you don’t eat meat or work on a farm, are the dangerous resistant bacteria that develop in livestock a threat to your health?

Apr 21, 2015 Blog Post

The discussion around the safety of GM foods is too often centered on one part of the process: eating them. However, when evaluating whether GM...

Apr 3, 2015 Blog Post

Two major train spills in the last month – one in West Virginia, one in Illinois – have reinforced what has now become abundantly clear:...

Mar 10, 2015 Blog Post

Antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to human health, and the public needs to know if, and to what extent, important antibiotics are being misused....

Feb 13, 2015 Blog Post

As a mother, I have no shortage of things to worry about. There are the mundane concerns, such as: did I remember to pack a...

Feb 2, 2015 Blog Post

Earlier this month, Bill Gates made headlines around the world by drinking a glass of water. Five minutes beforehand, it had been human sewage.

Jan 29, 2015 Blog Post

We welcomed the new year with a series of blog posts covering a number of our issue areas. Policy analysts reviewed developments and opportunities as...

Jan 27, 2015 Blog Post

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