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Host an annual freezer cleanout

Did you know that -80 freezers are the most energy intensive type of “plug load” equipment in a laboratory environment?

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

The Longwood Medical Center’s energy plant recently received a 2013 Energy Star “Combined Heat and Power” award by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The plant is one of five facilities nationwide to be recognized. Like the...
A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
Two widely used neonicotinoids — a class of insecticide — appear to significantly harm honeybee colonies over the winter, particularly colder winters, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The study...
Pesticides have been linked to Parkinson’s disease, declines in cognitive performance, developmental disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. Their application has also been tied to environmental issues, such as the...