Water contamination after wildfire can slow community recovery. U.S. researchers found new ways to identify and manage the challenge.
Considering the current antibiotic crisis and the rise of superbugs, it is essential to look for alternative sources of novel antibiotics.
High plastic presence in elephant dung highlights its widespread use near protected habitats and a lack of waste segregation practices.
Microplastics could cause us a variety of health problems and pose grave challenges to health care provision.
"This is proof that we have plastics in our body — and we shouldn't," a scientist says.
By 2025, 100 million to 250 million metric tons of plastic waste could enter the ocean each year, scientists say.