chemicals

Nanomaterials in food

Nanomaterials in our food

August 3, 2017

Nanoparticles are creeping into our food chain, but at what cost? Kristen Lyons and Naomi Smith investigate.

RMIT's Professor Marc Cohen

The ten toxic truths

March 3, 2015

PROFESSOR MARC COHEN investigates the effects of chemicals used in food production on the health of our soils, environment and bodies.

taking a soil sample for testing

Testing times

February 13, 2015

Soil testing in the Patch from Scratch backyard revealed the extent of environmental contamination in our cities, writes JACQUELINE FORSTER.

crop spraying

Toxic debate

December 10, 2014

The toxic debate over DDT and malaria prevention continues throughout the developing world, writes SIMON WEBSTER.

bee on echinacea flower

A dying buzz

October 22, 2014

Climate disruption and insecticides known as neonics are proving a deadly combination for bees, writes DR REESE HALTER.