How long has toxic waste been around?

Answer Many people track the history of toxic waste back to the days of the Industrial Revolution, during the 18th and early 19th centuries, when steam-powered ships, railways, mining and machine-based ma... Read More »

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How long has hazardous waste been around?

There has never been a time when humanity was without hazardous waste. The simple fact is that humans generate waste that is hazardous, in the form of feces, urine, sputum, and saliva. All these bo... Read More »

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Toxic Waste Act?

The Toxic Waste Act, or Superfund, is a federal law of the United States created to clean deserted hazardous waste sites. This program was included in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Comp... Read More »

How long has DNA testing been around?

DNA testing or DNA fingerprinting, which can be used to identify an individual, was invented by Alec Jeffreys in 1984. It was first used as evidence in court in 1985. DNA testing is commonly used i... Read More »