Italian Designers Bank on Future Cemeteries Filled with Trees, not Coffins

Oftentimes, when someone dies, friends or loved ones plant a tree in that person’s memory. Instead of simply putting someone in the ground and marking the end of a life, planting a tree serves as a living memorial which provides an aesthetic and peaceful reminder of a treasured life. But what if, instead of planting a […]

Pesticides Known to Kill Bees Found in U.S. Drinking Water

On April 5, a team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Iowa reported that they had discovered neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, in treated drinking water. This finding marks the first time anyone has identified the chemicals in tap water. [1] Gregory LeFevre, a study author and University of […]