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  • New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby

    New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby
    According to a new study by researchers at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, the placenta can be used to measure arsenic exposure in pregnant moms and how much the toxic metal is transferred to their fetuses.
  • Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles

    Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles
    Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says. The Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday that those species...

    WVa study: Drill waste in landfills unlikely to get in water

    A study by state regulators says it's unlikely that significant amounts of untreated natural gas drilling waste in landfills will impact groundwater or surface water. In the event that the waste's runoff did hit nearby water untreated, however, the...

    Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025

    About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows. The U.S. Geological Survey, the Interior Department's research arm, said updated scientific...

    Just how green are state governments?

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama this spring ordered federal agencies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade to 40 percent below 2008 levels the concept was hardly novel to state governments. For years, governors and legislatures...