The $1.1 trillion budget outline revealed cutting the funds of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by about one-third
Researchers from Rutgers University have discovered a new method to store nuclear waste: contain it in glass and ceramics. Ashutosh Goel, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has found a way to immobilize radioactive iodine in ceramics at room temperature.
A giant sinkhole in Florida has caused about 215 million gallons of toxic wastes to leak into an aquifer system that supplies drinking water to residents.
Arsenic is a well-known toxin and carcinogen derived from minerals and commonly used in herbicides, animal growth promoters and semiconductors. When investigating how this chemical accumulates in plant seeds, researchers discovered they may be able to grow healthier and safer grains of rice.