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Is a common industrial chemical fueling the spread of Parkinson’s disease?
A cancer-causing chemical that is widely used to degrease aviation components and heavy machinery could also be linked to Parkinson’s disease, according to a new research paper that recommends increased scrutiny of areas long contaminated by the compound. Trichloroethylene, or TCE, is a colorless …
A Rush to Mine the Deep Sea Is Underway. It Must Be Stopped.
Descending to the depths of the ocean is part of my job as a deep-sea biologist. Traveling three miles below the sea surface never ceases to uplift me. I’ve seen strange and wonderful creatures, from anemones with seven-foot tentacles that billow across the seafloor, to sharks that glow in the …
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