Tag: chemicals

Cockroaches Are Evolving So Fast They’re Becoming Nearly Impossible to Kill With Chemicals

By Elias Marat The common German cockroach, despite being a vile carrier of bacteria and disease, is truly an impressive creature. While a number of insects face a looming danger of extinction, many believe that the resilient roach—whose history stretches back to 300 million B.C.—could…

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Lawsuit Claims Popular LaCroix Sparkling Water Has Insecticide and Other Harmful Chemicals

By Aaron Kesel A lawsuit filed in Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court against popular beverage LaCroix alleges the sparkling water advertised as “all natural” includes a dangerous ingredient used in cockroach insecticide (linalool) as well as other harmful artificial ingredients that are “non-natural and synthetic…

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Study Shows BPA Substitutes May Cause Same Health Issues As The Original

By Patricia Hunt, Washington State University and Tegan Horan, Washington State University The credibility of scientific findings hinges on their reproducibility. As a scientist, it is therefore disastrous when you are unable to replicate your own findings. Our laboratory has found itself in just this…

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