Yearly Archives: 2017

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Plastics Reality Check

By |2019-04-12T02:49:24+00:00November 30th, 2017|PSC blog|

Sciences Advances journal 19, July 2017 published “Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made” by Roland Geyer, Jenna R. Jambeck and Kara Lavender Law. We know plastics have outgrown most man-made materials and have long been under scrutiny, by identifying and synthesizing dispersed data on production, use and end-of-life management, the results [...]

What’s In the Water You Drink?

By |2019-04-12T02:50:34+00:00October 23rd, 2017|PSC blog|

Water!  What a clean, clear, refreshing, healthy beverage, or is it?  As the population of our earth continues to grow our clean potable water sources are getting smaller.  For the most part our bodies are able to overpower the pollutants, but for how long?  We are now seeing more and more diseases that come [...]

Facts and Myths About Aluminum

By |2017-09-27T20:50:49+00:00September 27th, 2017|PSC blog|

Aluminum foil is commonly used to wrap the left-overs and placed in the refrigerator. It’s also used in aircraft, cars, kitchen utensils and beer kegs. Aluminum (Al) is the most abundant metal and the third most abundant element – it makes up about 8% of the Earth's crust by weight. Health authorities would like you [...]

PSC® Plant Stem Cells

By |2017-02-24T20:40:26+00:00February 24th, 2017|Embryonic Plant Stem Cells, Plant Stem Cells, PSC blog|

Stem cells are un-programmed cells in the human body that can be described as "shape shifters." Stem cells are unique in their ability to self-renew: to divide and create two cells, each identical to the original. These cells have the ability to change into other types of cells. Stem cells are at the center of [...]

Sea: What Needs to be Done!

By |2019-04-12T01:31:58+00:00January 3rd, 2017|PSC blog|

By far, one of the most important impacts from our planet global warming in the coming decades is how much more will the sea-level rise. As the Earth’s temperature continues to rise and ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland continues to melt, ocean levels will keep rising, and the flooding of coastal cities will force [...]

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