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Simple, at-home tests can check your air and water for contaminants
There are more options than ever.
The onions in your kitchen could give you food poisoning
Toss the onions and pick up some scallions.
Humans will definitely bring microbes to Mars—so we might as well bring our favorites
Before we move to other planets, researchers say we have to master microbiology first.
Good job: Arctic sea ice is full of our junk plastic
Scientists now have a better idea of just how much microplastic reaches the Arctic. It's a lot.
I Tried Really Hard Not To Contaminate NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft
OSIRIS-REx will launch tomorrow, possibly with my germs onboard
Total Recall: What To Know About Listeria
Hundreds of food products may be contaminated with this food poisoning bacteria
Lead In Water: What Are The Health Effects And Dangers?
The water in Flint, Michigan could affect children permanently
The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife
Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout
Your Seafood Might Contain Tiny Plastic Particles
Is "trash to table" the next dining trend?
Nose-Like Biosensor Sniffs Out Stinky Drinking Water
To make your tap water more delicious