Earth Day Experimentation

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! Around 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day in 1970 by organizing rallies and peaceful protests to educate Americans about the environmental concerns of the times. Today, Earth Day has evolved…

Mutant Plants to the Rescue!

Bioremediation is a management tool that addresses environmental pollution. In bioremediation organisms remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site. Often these organisms are already present at the site.  For example a group of scientists from Rutgers University discovered a…