Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) pesticides used for mosquito control also kill amphibians and other organisms. Bt in the food chain also puts people at risk.
Research indicates that melanin in fungi, which is also responsible for skin color in humans, may protect against and even FEED off of ionizing radiation.
Researchers want to bring out the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties of beer by creating the synthetic compounds that give it those properties.
Most clinical trials are now funded by Big Pharma instead of NIH or other third parties. Concerns exist about drug safety, bias, and conflicts of interest.
Canadian researchers say snow acts as a sponge for vehicle emissions, and when the snow melts, it may spread pollution over a wide area.
Teri McCall is suing Monsanto for her husband’s wrongful death due to exposure to Roundup. The law firm is also taking similar cases and has a contact form.
Reading is brain-healthy. It forces us to think and imagine, reduces memory loss by as much as 32 percent, and gives useful and information besides.
Researchers have linked 57 neonicotinoid pesticides licensed in Europe to colony collapse disorder and staggering amounts of bee deaths.
New Orleans’ efforts to reduce penalties for pot possession may spur the state of Louisiana to abandon its strict laws.
Thanks to the GMO labeling law in Vermont, major GMO labeling opponent General Mills announced that it will label its products containing genetically modified ingredients.
Transparency Market Research forecasts an increase in the global glyphosate market due to increased cultivation of genetically modified crops.
Knitting yields beautiful products and reduces stress, pain, anorexia nervosa, and depression even as it heightens memory and fine motor skills.
A recently-released comprehensive report outlines 27 solutions for cutting food waste significantly, saving the country $100 billion.
Growing up with a parent who parents who smoke may increase the risk for COPD in later life, especially if your mom was a heavy smoker and you smoke, too.
Under a recently enacted law, landlords in California can no longer blow off mold problems in their rental properties. It could even be a misdemeanor.
GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.
The Netherlands and Sweden recently joined France in an anti-glyphosate stance, going against Monsanto’s most widely-used herbicide.