Boys, watch out for pollutants!

The effects of chemical pollutants are not new to us, but why is this blog post warning boys? Let's find out. Every chemical has its unique sets of effects on mammals. The one that disturbs the reproductive system or the hormone system are called endocrine disruptors. Chemicals like phthalates or parabens are examples of such chemicals. Parabens … Continue reading Boys, watch out for pollutants!

Life-Cycle Analysis/Assessment (LCA)

LCA is a technique used for assessing the environmental aspects and potential impacts associated with a product by: compiling an inventory of relevant inputs and outputs of a product system evaluating the potential environmental impacts associated with those inputs and outputs interpreting the results It is a method in which the energy and the raw … Continue reading Life-Cycle Analysis/Assessment (LCA)

Toxicology

Toxicology helps us design processes using safer chemicals. It's not just us who we have to think of, but all other species on the planet that are affected by anthropogenic processes. By studying how a certain chemical affects us and other species, we can make better decisions. There are a few aspects which we need to … Continue reading Toxicology