Chemicals & Chemistry

Journalists are an easily spooked bunch. Where scientists see a problem in need of a solution, the press often sees an unmitigated crisis that can only be solved by fundamentally changing our way of life.
Join Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 73 of the Science Dispatch podcast as they explore the link between pesticides, Parkinson's and genetics:
A recent study tells us something that need not be told: Teenagers don't smell so good. And the authors take it one step further; babies smell better than teens.
Join Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 72 of the Science Dispatch podcast as they explore the potential threat of microplastics:
I stumbled upon an interesting abstract of a recent presentation at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2024, Vienna, Austria (in case you happened to miss it).
A recent press release from the FDA announced that Royal Aruba, an
Looking to tie one on without the hassle of the nasty morning after?  Well there’s a new product on the market that claims to let you do just that.  But does science hold up to the hope?
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is at it again. Scare tactics with little behind them.
Join host Cameron English, Dr. Chuck Dinerstein and Dr. Josh Bloom as they break down these stories on Episode 60 of the Science Dispatch podcast:
Activist groups utilize a well-worn set of propaganda tools to turn the public against pesticides. These range from funding junk studies to buying favorable media coverage and filing endless lawsuits against chemical manufacturers.