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Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2014 05:01 AM ET
A recent study has found that broccoli may well be a secret weapon when it comes to ridding the body of deadly toxins. Laci has the details.
Jun 6, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
In several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what's considered safe.
Apr 2, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Tim Wall
Unhealthy reactions in human intestinal cells and aquatic algae have been documented after exposure to silver nanoparticles. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The parasite found in cat feces is being scooped out from litter boxes, flushed down the toilet and funneled into oceans.
Dec 30, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A caterpillar benefits from a trait that makes others recoil: toxic halitosis. Continue reading →
May 2, 2013 12:01 AM ET // Emily Sohn
In chemical testing on commonly used lipsticks and lip glosses, researchers found toxic metals at levels that could possibly lead to health problems. Continue reading →
Oct 19, 2012 08:52 AM ET // Tim Wall
Tens of thousands of old dams in the eastern U.S. no longer power machinery, but they still hold a toxic legacy.