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EWG Releases 2016 Guide to Sunscreens

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2016 - Almost three-fourths of the 750 sunscreens evaluated for EWG’s annual Guide to Sunscreens, released today, offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone, a hormone disruptor, or retinyl palmitate, which may harm skin.

“There have been some improvements in sun protection, but there is still a lot to...

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10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

May 21, 2016
10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

Like most college professors the day after finals week, I should be grading. The paper piles, more than half-vanquished but still huge, stare up as I type. Ignoring them, though, I’m sitting at my desk, vacillating between a state of shock that my first year as a tenure-track professor is already …

The Blue Muse
10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

May 21, 2016
10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

Like most college professors the day after finals week, I should be grading. The paper piles, more than half-vanquished but still huge, stare up as I type. Ignoring them, though, I’m sitting at my desk, vacillating between a state of shock that my first year as a tenure-track professor is already …

The Blue Muse
10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

May 21, 2016
10 ways to celebrate the end of grading

Like most college professors the day after finals week, I should be grading. The paper piles, more than half-vanquished but still huge, stare up as I type. Ignoring them, though, I’m sitting at my desk, vacillating between a state of shock that my first year as a tenure-track professor is already …

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What happens when you swallow gum? (video)

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2016 — It's a legendary piece of playground lore: If you swallow a piece of gum, it stays stuck in your stomach forever. So was your elementary-school buddy right?

This week, Reactions looks at the mechanics and chemistry of digestion in order to settle the myth. Chew on the video here:


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What happens when you swallow gum? (video)

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2016 — It's a legendary piece of playground lore: If you swallow a piece of gum, it stays stuck in your stomach forever. So was your elementary-school buddy right?

This week, Reactions looks at the mechanics and chemistry of digestion in order to settle the myth. Chew on the video here:


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How Processed Foods Wreak Havoc on Your Health

May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016 - It’s safe to say that most American consumers probably can’t recall the last time they ate a meal prepared entirely from wholesome, farm-to-table ingredients, without any canned or prepackaged products. That’s because most Americans today consume mostly processed foods—foods produced with pesticides, GMOs and synthetic chemicals, routinely laced with too...

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How Processed Foods Wreak Havoc on Your Health

May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016 - It’s safe to say that most American consumers probably can’t recall the last time they ate a meal prepared entirely from wholesome, farm-to-table ingredients, without any canned or prepackaged products. That’s because most Americans today consume mostly processed foods—foods produced with pesticides, GMOs and synthetic chemicals, routinely laced with too...

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Watching whisky dry for science (video)

May 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 — Have you ever watched paint dry? How about whisky? It turns out whisky could hold some chemical clues to making better paints. Princeton researcher Howard Stone and photographer Ernie Button wanted to figure out whisky's unique drying properties.

The Speaking of Chemistry team then compared dried whisky rings to...

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Watching whisky dry for science (video)

May 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 — Have you ever watched paint dry? How about whisky? It turns out whisky could hold some chemical clues to making better paints. Princeton researcher Howard Stone and photographer Ernie Button wanted to figure out whisky's unique drying properties.

The Speaking of Chemistry team then compared dried whisky rings to...

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