Stories by Lucy Goodchild Van Hilten

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Posted on: Aug 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

We know neonicotinoids kill bees. Now these pesticides are showing up in our drinking water.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Scientists have uncovered the true cost of a loaf of bread, and the planet is paying a dear price.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Certain foods could help keep your neural networks running smoothly.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Diamonds grown in a lab are conflict-free in terms of human rights and have a much smaller environmental impact.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Can the former MSNBC host's new solar-powered farms help shape the future of sustainable living?

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals that high-fat diets can impair memory and make our immune systems attack our own bodies.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"How many animals have to die before we do what Europe did 12 years ago and ban atrazine?”

Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's forced labor behind almost every can.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: The Canary

Clinical trials using freeze-dried feces to combat obesity start later this year.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2015, Source: The Canary

Thousands of science stories have caught our attention in 2015, not all of them as groundbreaking (or credible) as these.