Articles by Sarah Parsons
Sarah Parsons is a freelance writer and editor based in Washington, D.C. Her work has also appeared in Popular Science, GOOD, Audubon, OnEarth, Plenty, Change.org, and Inhabitat.com, among others.
Top 10 U.S. cities with the worst air pollution
About 127 million Americans endure pollution levels that make it dangerous to breathe. Check out the top 10 regions with the dubious distinction of having the most year-round particle pollution.
Scientists use glow-in-the-dark fish to track hormone-disrupting chemicals
Imagine if your body could tell you where and when a certain chemical is impacting your health. Scientists at the University of Exeter have done just that — with green-glowing zebrafish, that is. Researchers genetically engineered young zebrafish to produce a fluorescent glow in the presence of hormone-disrupting chemicals like bisphenol-A. By exposing fish to […]
Adorable alert: Live BABY PANDA cam!
What’s black and white and so cute you’ll want to squeal like a Bieber-obsessed tween? A baby panda. And now you can see one any time you want. [vodpod id=Video.16424326&w=425&h=350&fv=]
New research shows Big Tobacco targets black kids
Big Tobacco agreed way back in 1998 to stop marketing cigarettes to kids. Turns out cigarette companies are still up to their old tricks -- they’re just being slightly more stealth about it.