Environment

From Waste to Energy

by John Cataldo, , March 3, 2011

Energy is needed for pretty much anything we use in today's world. It is a necessary part of life and, the truth is, we can't live without it. Our main source of energy comes from fossil fuels like coal

BP Oil Spill

by Haily Mae Dunn, , October 1, 2010

BP Oil Spill On April 20th, 2010, the largest accidental spill occurred in the petroleum industry. In the Gulf of Mexico, some 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the water before the well was capped on July 15th. This

The Earth in Tumult

by Wonmi Chang, , May 20, 2010

It is obvious that our Earth is experiencing a tumult like never before. It has the highest population rate, production rate and utilization rate of natural resources in the history of this planet. In Radical Ecology: The search for

Maple Syrup Urine Disease

by Stephanie Guiffrida, , April 28, 2010

Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), also called branched-chain ketoaciduria, is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder affecting branched-chain amino acids that build up due to the body being unable to break down certain parts of proteins such as the three