environmental health


By Gretchen Kroeger (glk@duke.edu)   If you’re old enough, you may remember the US Forest Service’s campaign from the 70’s and 80’s employing Woodsy Owl and his iconic “Give a hoot! Don’t pollute” mantra. The purpose of the campaign was to encourage the public to think about their responsibility in […]

Give a hoot! Don’t pollute.


By Noelle Wyman Roth   A few weeks ago, we described how to find out more about pollution near where you live, work, and play. Pollution is the inevitable result of human impact (although the degree may vary) in any area. In addition to negatively affecting the flora and fauna, […]

It’s all fun and Games until Sochi gets hurt


By Liting Chen Before I started my internship here at Duke two months ago, when I thought of fish, I imagined little bubbling creatures swimming around, perhaps with background music from Finding Nemo. But after spending time working on Project 3 (Developmental PAH Exposures in Fish: Mechanisms of Toxicity, Adaptation, […]

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. True for fish, ...