pesticides

Keeping kids safe from pesticides

Lead and arsenic used decades ago in pesticides are still lingering in the topsoil of Pacific Northwest apple country. This poses a health risk for children who come in close contact with dirt in the backyards and playgrounds developed from former orchards. Our environmental public media partner, EarthFix, gives us a look at what’s being […]

SciTech Now Episode 231

In this episode of SciTech Now: thin, flexible screens may be the future of technology; understanding the significance of gravitational waves; a company that’s giving a new kind of voice to those with speech disorders; and how pesticides used a century ago are affecting residents of a Washington town.