Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically Modified Food? What is the fear of such a word? People are frightened of these three words appearing on their food, but what is the over all fear of them? It seems the over all thought of fruits or vegetables being grown in labs is messing with the natural order of human life. However,…

The Adverse Effects of Supplemental Creatine on Muscle Function and Body Composition

Background: The purpose of this research paper is to create a better understanding of the adverse effects supplemental creatine has on muscle function and body composition. Methods: The procedures taken to understand the effect supplemental creatine has on muscle function and body composition are to understand how supplemental creatine is physiologically used within the body.…

Human Population

Human population grows day by day and has continued to grow tremendously throughout the years of life. World population is the total amount of people living on earth and it has reached a standpoint of 7 billion humans. Medicine and agriculture have advanced impressively to allow more humans to live longer lives rather than living…

Fracking: An Environmental Health Hazard

Fracking is a process that requires harmful chemicals to be injected deep underground into Marcellus and Utica shale formations, the pressure created by this process causes the shale formations to fracture and release natural gas.  The chemicals injected into the ground are in liquid form and commonly called “drilling fluid”, the composition of this fluid…

Rachel Carson and the Dangers of DDT

For years, the use of pesticides and insecticides went unregulated in the American farm industry. The focus was to produce the most crops possible on a given piece of land so that the most possible amount of people could be fed. The impacts on the environment were not considered until much later. Many environmentalists launched…

Water Pollution: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Water pollution is a horrible disease that affects today’s water sources. By definition, water pollution is water contaminated by any chemicals that can ultimately harm human, plant, and animal life. The chemicals can range from sewage waste to metals such as mercury. As a result of water being contaminated in different ways, there are multiple…

Green Future

Alternative energy sources are the future. As people begin to understand the harmful effect of pollution caused by the use of fossil fuels, and the rapid depletion of the Earth’s natural resources, people are turning to energy sources that are both environmentally friendly and easily replenishable. A few of these alternative energy sources includes solar…