News tagged with environmental engineering

How much radioactivity is in infant formula?

Based on measurements of radioactivity in samples of infant formula manufactured and sold around the world, researchers estimate that infants 1 year of age or younger who consume these formulas would ingest a significantly ...

Oct 01, 2015
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LEGO kits to help the women of India

Finding a toilet in India can be Mission: Impossible. Overpopulation and the lack of sanitary facilities lead to contamination of the soil and groundwater. Making matters worse, women are frequently assaulted when they have ...

Sep 25, 2015
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Insights into genetics of cleft lip

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, have identified how a specific stretch of DNA controls far-off genes to influence the formation of the face. The study, published today in Nature ...

May 27, 2014
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