This railroad town promotes its ties to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the poet Carl Sandburg. But Galesburg's long history also shows in a hidden way: Aging pipes have been leaking lead into the drinking water for decades.
For years, the city of Flint has been trying to fight another battle with lead...and it lies within the soil.
How often do you use water from your tap? Do you trust it? Residents of Flint, Michigan, don't, and they have a good reason. How did lead levels in the water get so high in this city, and how did chemistry play a part in ...
Some six million Americans have drinking water tainted with higher levels of lead than allowed by US federal guidelines, the USA Today reported on Thursday.
The state Environmental Protection Agency says all the most recent water samples in a northeast Ohio village are below the federal standard for lead.
Old news, from a doc in Rome–in the second century BC, quoted by William Finnegan in the New Yorker. Finnegan's is a fine angry summary of thousands of years of accumulated medical knowledge about the evils of lead, epitomized ...
Tap water samples taken over the last two weeks have found 30 homes with high levels of lead in a northeastern Ohio village, state environmental regulators said.
India's government is seeking damages of nearly $100 million from Nestle for "unfair trade practices" after the food safety watchdog banned its hugely popular Maggi noodles brand.
Tuning energy levels through surface chemistry shows promise for higher efficiency quantum dot solar cells
Solar cells made out of lead sulfide quantum dots could eventually offer a cheaper, more flexible alternative to ones made using silicon, but they are currently much less efficient. However, altering the chemical composition ...
The Franklin expedition is back in the news this week after the Prime Minister announced Tuesday that one of its ships has been discovered 170 years after it sunk.