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April 15, 2015 5:10 pm
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
Creepy crawlies are a growing craze in the food industry. Because of its eco-friendly edge, the burgeoning industry is attracting food enthusiasts and innovators alike, who are leveraging bugs to create sustainable solutions in agriculture.
April 15, 2015 3:58 pm
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
California is choking on a worsening drought and needs more hydration. Fracking uses lots of water. Ergo, fracking must be making the drought worse. Right? Not necessarily, many are saying.
April 14, 2015 9:49 am
SUSAN CARROLL, Houston Chronicle
A cancer cluster investigation had found elevations of childhood eye and brain stem cancer of a "sufficient magnitude to warrant further investigation," a lead epidemiologist wrote.
April 8, 2015 9:39 am
Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing
After decades of debate, there is still no generally accepted definition of a "natural" food product.
April 8, 2015 9:26 am
Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operations
As the earthquakes in Oklahoma increase, the debate over the link between seismic activity and fracking rages on.
April 7, 2015 5:20 pm
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
Here’s a quick look at the chemical giant’s history, from game-changing innovations and alleged war crimes, to rapid expansion and tackling the chemical challenges of the future.  
April 2, 2015 10:48 am
J.B. SMITH, Waco Tribune-Herald
Nearly two years after a fire set off a deadly ammonium nitrate explosion at the West Fertilizer Co., Texas businesses selling the chemical aren't subject to any new laws, and only a handful store it in fireproof buildings as experts recommend, state officials said.
March 31, 2015 5:17 pm
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
Know how many chemicals are used to fracking? Or how many wells are in the U.S.? Here’s a look at fracking, by the numbers.  
March 30, 2015 4:16 pm
JONATHAN DREW and ALLEN G. BREED, Associated Press
Seco, like so many Central Appalachian communities, owes its existence to coal — its very name is an acronym for South East Coal Company. But as mining wanes, officials across the region are looking for something to replace traditional jobs and revenues.
March 28, 2015 3:37 pm
BENJAMIN STORROW, Casper Star-Tribune
Almost three decades after a dramatic drop in crude prices brought the state to its knees, is Wyoming better prepared to navigate another oil industry bust?
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