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Scientists Develop New Houseplant That Cleanses Your Home of the Worst Chemicals in the Air

This brand new houseplant goes one step beyond air filters by cleansing the air of common chemicals such as benzene, chloroform, and formaldehyde.

FDA Finally Bans Antibacterial Soaps Containing Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday issued a final rule that will ban many commonly used consumer antiseptic soaps. Companies will no longer be...

Gardening Giant Ortho to Drop Chemicals Linked to Bee Deaths

One of the largest home and garden pesticide makers in America is halting its use of a chemical blamed for killing honey bees. Among several...

How Big Chains From Walmart to H&M Are Cleaning Up Chemicals

Thousands of synthetic chemicals are used to create toys, clothes, makeup, cleaning products, and all of the other items we use everyday. Some are...

Green Sports Alliance Reduces Waste & Toxic Chemicals in Games Worldwide

A burgeoning movement to make sports more sustainable has signed up almost 300 professional and collegiate teams committed to playing ball with the environment. The Green...

Revlon Removes Dubious Chemicals From Its Products

After a consumer petition demanded change, global cosmetics giant Revlon announced in December it is removing long-chain parabens and formaldehyde-releasing chemicals from its beauty...

Apple Bans Use of 2 Hazardous Chemicals in iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest...
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Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble to Phase-out Hazardous Chemicals

Do you know what's in your cosmetics? Or your perfume? The nation's largest retailer, Wal-Mart announced Thursday that it will require suppliers to disclose...
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Johnson and Johnson Removes Toxic Chemicals From Baby Products

Johnson & Johnson executives were handed 30,000 signatures from consumers in February who, instead of complaining, were praising the company. As one of the...
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Johnson & Johnson to Remove Harmful Chemicals From Products

Johnson & Johnson, which makes a range of personal care products like baby shampoo,  Neutrogena, Aveeno and Clean & Clear, this month announced plans...
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Pakistan Officials Seize Drug-Making Chemicals Worth $6 Million

The largest-ever amount of acetic anhydride, which is used to produce heroin from opium, was seized in Pakistan by authorities. The chemicals,...

California Launches Broad Effort to Control Hazardous Chemicals

California on Monday launched the most comprehensive program of any state to regulate chemicals that have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other...

No More ‘Sniff Tests’: Cheap Biodegradable Sensors Can Tell Smartphones When Food Has Gone Bad

Costing just 2 cents a pop, these inexpensive sensors could save tons of perfectly good food from being thrown into the garbage.

This Tasty Seaweed Reduces Cow Emissions by 99%—and It Could Soon Be a Climate Gamechanger

Cows love nibbling on this common pink seaweed growing off the coast of Australia—and it apparently reduces their gassy emissions by 99%.

Cannabis Can Be 30x More Powerful Than Aspirin for Inflammation, Says New Study Eyeing Future Opioid Substitute

The researchers say that the discovery could help create a natural—and potent—form of pain relief without the risk of addiction of other painkillers.

50 Years After Ohio River Caught Fire and Sparked a Movement, It Has Become Poster Child for Transformation

It has been fifty years since the polluted Cuyahoga River caught fire for the final time – and now, it is totally unrecognizable from its former state.

Successful Trials Give Green Light to ‘Heart Patches’ That Will Be Tested on Heart Attack Survivors

These tiny bandaids have been successful in regenerating damaged hearts – and they are now ready to be tested on human heart attack survivors.

Retired Pharmacist Has Collected 120,000 Cigarette Butts From Streets to Make Cig-nificant Works of Art

For the last three months, this dedicated granddad has devoted his weekends to picking up cigarette butts and turning them into anti-smoking art.

Researchers Develop New ‘Miracle Superglue’ That Can Heal Potentially Fatal Wounds in Seconds

The new bio-gel could dramatically reduce patient recovery time and save thousands of people from serious injuries in a matter of seconds.

With Only About 20% of Plastics Being Recycled, New Breakthrough May Be ‘Holy Grail’ for Recycling

Scientists have found a way to make 100% recyclable plastic that can be broken down from the inside out and reused over and over and over again.