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Residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.
A developer is planning to build 8,000 residential units on Treasure Island, a formal Naval site that once hosted nuclear-training exercises.
Eggs in Indonesia have been found to contain dangerous concentrations of chemicals – and the poison comes from the world’s plastic waste
An adult eating just one of the contaminated eggs from Tropodo would exceed the the tolerable daily intake for chlorinated dioxins by 70-fold.
An environmental group found arsenic and chromium in tap water in all 50 US states. Here’s how to check what’s in your taps.
A newly updated database from the nonprofit Environmental Working Group documents nearly 280 contaminants lurking in US drinking water.
A wealthy California enclave has some of the purest tap water in the country, and it starts out as sewage
Orange County tap water, which is filtered sewage, is "as clean as water can be," Seth Siegel writes in his new book, "Troubled Water." Here's how.
Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
The Chipotle E. coli outbreak inspired these 2 engineers to build a device that could quash the spread of foodborne illness
PathSpot uses spectroscopy — the study of the way light interacts with matter — to help determine whether or not there's bacteria on hands. Its founders say that the device could take off in hospitals, restaurants, airports, and schools.
A survey of bartenders found that some bars and restaurants don't keep their ice machines as clean as they should — and it could make you sick.
Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado, is the winner of this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
It is the latest indication of the growing humanitarian crisis in the US territory, three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.