New Study: Bt Toxins 100% Lethal to Amphibians

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) pesticides used for mosquito control also kill amphibians and other organisms. Bt in the food chain also puts people at risk.


Could Consuming This Mushroom Protect Against Radiation?

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.


Scientists are Developing Disease-Fighting Beer…in the Lab

Researchers want to bring out the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties of beer by creating the synthetic compounds that give it those properties.


Unsettling Truth: Most Clinical Trials are Funded by Big Pharma

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.


Research Finds Fluffy White Snowflakes Full of Pollutants

Canadian researchers say snow acts as a sponge for vehicle emissions, and when the snow melts, it may spread pollution over a wide area.


Widow Sues Monsanto for Husband’s Wrongful Death

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.


Doing This Could Prevent Mental Decline by Up to 32%!

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.


57 Pesticides Named as Cause for Bee Deaths in Europe

Researchers have linked 57 neonicotinoid pesticides licensed in Europe to colony collapse disorder and staggering amounts of bee deaths.


New Orleans Begins Decriminalization of Pot Possession

New Orleans’ efforts to reduce penalties for pot possession may spur the state of Louisiana to abandon its strict laws.


General Mills to Label ALL Products with GMOs, Thanks to Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

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.


Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops

Transparency Market Research forecasts an increase in the global glyphosate market due to increased cultivation of genetically modified crops.


This Simple Activity Offers Surprising Health Benefits

Knitting yields beautiful products and reduces stress, pain, anorexia nervosa, and depression even as it heightens memory and fine motor skills.


Key Report Outlines 27 Solutions to Reduce Food Waste and Save $100 Billion

A recently-released comprehensive report outlines 27 solutions for cutting food waste significantly, saving the country $100 billion.


Could Smoking Increase Kids’ Risk for COPD Later in Life?

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.


Landlords in This State Now MUST Remove Mold from Properties, or Pay

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.


FDA Will Likely Release GM Mosquitoes North of Key West

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 Join France in Anti-Glyphosate Stance

The Netherlands and Sweden recently joined France in an anti-glyphosate stance, going against Monsanto’s most widely-used herbicide.