DDT in A Nutshell

DDT History and The Latest Science First synthesized in 1874 and discovered as an insecticide in 1939, the compound was first used in the 1940s. It helped combat typhus in the Second World War, and its discoverer Paul Müller was awarded the 1948 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. By the 1960s, DDT was shown... Continue Reading →

Cardinals: why they’re red and their ability to act as PFAS sensors

Birds are enviable. Although they can't integrate the Lambert function, they're far more musical than rappers and far more in tune than most of us. They build nests without mortgages and fly despite COVID. In fact they will always fly without having to sit, without hoping for a window seat. We can only dream of... Continue Reading →

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