All posts created by Janine Acero
05/31/2018 / By Janine Acero

The spread of plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals into the oceans is a well-known phenomenon that has been extensively studied.

05/14/2018 / By Janine Acero

Composting is known to be an environment-friendly practice of waste disposal. However, one study published in Science Advances suggests that

04/24/2018 / By Janine Acero

A new study provides an explanation for how exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy can affect brain development and

04/12/2018 / By Janine Acero

An alarming number of different toxins was found in mussels collected from the San Francisco Bay, reported a Science Daily

04/01/2018 / By Janine Acero

The majestic bald eagle faces a growing threat from hunters – not from bullet wounds, but from lead poisoning. The

12/05/2017 / By Janine Acero

New research has identified how the mouth acts as a trigger for the immune system’s defenses to kick in once the

11/13/2017 / By Janine Acero

Air pollution causes a myriad of illnesses, most notably diseases concerning the heart and lungs. Now a groundbreaking study has

11/10/2017 / By Janine Acero

If inhaling everyday cleaning products or simply someone’s perfume makes your eyes water or your nose runny in an instant,

10/31/2017 / By Janine Acero

Diseases caused by pollution killed 16 percent of the world’s population in 2015 – an estimated nine million premature deaths

10/30/2017 / By Janine Acero

A new study reveals that 42 percent of food contamination warnings in California is linked to high levels of lead