EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Neurological Issues
EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Neurological Issues
The agency argues that chlorpyrifos is one of few “cost-effective options” for controlling certain farm pests.
EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Neurological Issues
EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Neurological Issues

The agency argues that chlorpyrifos is one of few “cost-effective options” for controlling certain farm pests.

The agency argues that chlorpyrifos is one of few “cost-effective options” for controlling certain farm pests.

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Earth Has Room For 1 Trillion More Trees
Earth Has Room For 1 Trillion More Trees
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 5, 2019
Researchers who provide that estimate believe this is the best and cheapest way to combat global warming.
Trees Tested as Pollutant Traps
Trees Tested as Pollutant Traps
Anthony King | May 28, 2019
Silver birch, elder, and yew win out in an experiment to see which species best capture the tiny particles from diesel pollution.
California Seeks to Ban Chlorpyrifos-Containing Pesticides
California Seeks to Ban Chlorpyrifos-Containing Pesticides
Jef Akst | May 9, 2019
The state’s Environmental Protection Agency says that evidence of the chemical’s link to neurological problems in children is overwhelming.
Killifish Survive Polluted Waters Thanks to Genes from Another Fish
Killifish Survive Polluted Waters Thanks to Genes from Another Fish
Emma Yasinski | May 6, 2019
Gulf killifish have made a stunning comeback in Houston with the help of genetic mutations imported from interspecies mating with Atlantic killifish.
The World Within
The World Within
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2019
Internalizing the environment might be the next step in humans’ relationship with our planet.
Opinion: GE Crops Are Seen Through a Warped Lens
Opinion: GE Crops Are Seen Through a Warped Lens
Rod A. Herman, Nicholas P. Storer, Bryan Delaney | Feb 1, 2019
Risks that pertain to all manner of new crops are often misattributed to genetic engineering. This distorts the public’s view of the technology.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2019 issue of The Scientist.
How Trees Fare in Big Hurricanes
How Trees Fare in Big Hurricanes
Amber Dance | Feb 1, 2019
Forests are resilient, but researchers wonder if climate change will outpace their adaptations.
Deforestation Tied to Changes in Disease Dynamics
Deforestation Tied to Changes in Disease Dynamics
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 29, 2019
Numerous studies link habitat destruction to malaria and other vector-borne diseases, but the relationship isn’t always clear.