Why Scientists Are Calling for More Research into Chemical Mixtures
When scientists study chemicals for their potential to cause cancer, they usually study them one at a time. But we're exposed to mixtures of chemicals every day. We'll hear why a team of scientists around the world says we need to make this research a priority.
Researchers say varroa mites are the biggest threat to honey bees. They suck blood from bees, and can kill entire colonies. We'll hear how they sneak their way into bee hives. And we'll hear about the results of the latest car seat testing from the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center.
Michigan Officials Search for Deer Infected with Fatal Disease
Last week, state officials confirmed they found chronic wasting disease in a wild deer for the first time. Michigan now joins 22 states and two Canadian provinces where the disease has been found. Now, the DNR wants to find out how many more wild deer could be sick, and whether this is an isolated incident or the beginning of a bigger outbreak.
Michigan Ready to Scrutinize Great Lakes Fish Farming
The State of Michigan is weighing whether to open the door to commercial fish farming in the Great Lakes. Millions of rainbow trout are raised for food by Canadians every year in Lake Huron and promoters of the business say Michigan should follow suit and could even become a world leader in aquaculture.