The USDA has quietly scrapped plans to start testing food for glyphosate, the primary component of the Monsanto-made herbicide RoundUp.
A comprehensive review of more than 4,000 native bee species warns that many species are on the brink of extinction due to pesticide use and other factors.
Howard County, Maryland cut soda and fruit sales by 20 and 15 percent, respectively, between January 2013 and December 2015 WITHOUT levying a soda tax.
Newly unsealed documents show an EPA official may have helped kill a study linking glyphosate to cancer.
Farmers in a region of Italy have a unique use for cannabis. It seems that the low-THC hemp helps decontaminate polluted soil. Here is how.
Doctors in the U.K. have received the first license to create genetically modified, three-parent babies to make them immune to mitochondrial diseases.
A GOP bill in Congress would give employers the right to demand employees’ personal health and genetic information. Resist and suffer penalties.
The Environmental Working Group has released its annual report on the types of produce contaminated with the most pesticides and pesticide residues.
Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, predicts that humans will have computers implanted in their brains by the year 2029.
President Trump’s pick for head of the FDA, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, has deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, receiving big bucks from drug makers.
The state of Oregon issued its first-ever marijuana recall after a strain called Blue Magoo was found to have high levels of pesticides.
The UN will add two chemicals used to make fentanyl to an international list that makes it easier to track suspicious orders and transactions.
Subway is fighting back with a lawsuit against a Canadian broadcaster’s claims that its chicken products contain about 50 percent soy filler.
A majority of members of Maryland’s House of Delegates voted to ban fracking (hydraulic fracturing) in the state. The bill now moves to the Senate.
A superbloom (profusion) of wildflowers has occurred in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and will be visible until late March 2017.
A bill being considered in Colorado would allow pot growers and retailers to reclassify recreational weed as medical in case of a federal crackdown.
A doctor recently doubled the dose of a dangerous antidepressant Naikin Venant, 14, was taking when she live-streamed her suicide in January.