Chlorpyrifos is one of the world’s most widely-used agricultural pesticides. Studies have linked exposure to the chemical to neurological issues in children, yet the EPA has–so far–decided not to ban the use of chlorpyrifos. Miles explores the issue for the PBS NewsHour. TRANSCRIPT Judy Woodruff: It’s not well known to the general public yet that […]
Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Quarter of human drugs disrupt microbiome Scientists reported the results of a large study this week that tested the effects over 1,000 pharmaceutical drugs on the gut microbiome–the bacterial buddies that live symbiotically with us. The more we learn, […]
Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. First look under Jupiter’s clouds This week, we learned a lot more about Jupiter’s atmosphere and internal structure. Using data from the Juno spacecraft, currently in orbit around the gas giant, scientists were able to determine that Jupiter’s banded […]
The man is showing his first signs of consciousness, 15 years after a car crash.