Gravitational Waves, Cancer-Fighting Eggs, Starving Cancer Cells, and More
One study estimates that our oceans will contain more plastics than fish by 2050.
The smallest particles may cause the biggest problems.
Eighty-three percent of samples from 14 countries, including the US, contained plastic.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may now be as big as the Continental United States. Much of it is plastic—bottles, bags, and fishing line that could take hundreds of years to decompose. Here’s what we’re doing to tackle the problem.
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