“Better Living Through Chemistry”: The Dark Side

My beloved science is now seeming like a Jekyll and Hyde monster as issues like the over-medication of children, turning conditions into diseases to justify pharmacological treatment and the impact of non-renewable fuels on food security come to the fore.

Detoxify Your Home and Garden

Are You Cleaning Or Polluting? Common household cleaning and garden products can make the air in and around your home thousands of times more polluted than the air outdoors in the world’s most polluted cities. These levels of pollution would trigger safety inspections in a workplace. Some scientists worry that long-term low-level exposure to chemicals…