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Environmental health scientist and instructor Gary Adamkiewicz tells us what to watch out for in our foods.

Students and faculty push for the elimination of flame retardants in dorm furniture.
Arlene Blum, who is featured in the movie Toxic Hot Seat , will be on campus the week of February 17 to discuss her decades-long work to eliminate toxic chemicals from flame retardants with members of the Harvard community. In advance of her visit,...
Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...
The Harvard Sustainability Plan advocates for greater collaboration and integrative communication across disciplines for “more powerful and effective solutions to our most pressing problems.” Below is a short summary of my experiences in...
Here is a case where the saying “what you don’t know won’t hurt you” is wrong. Flame retardant chemicals are added to furniture and electronics to meet flammability standards in cities and states across the nation. However,...
I recently had the opportunity to interview Rose Wang and Laura D’Asaro on their innovative startup, Six Foods . Along with Meryl Natow, the Harvard College graduates of the Class of 2013 are on a mission to create a buzz in the food industry...