A California jury reaches a verdict awarding more than $2 billion to couple Alva and Alberta Pilliod who both contracted cancer after long-term exposure to the popular herbicide Roundup. The key ingredient of the weed killer is glyphosate.
Public Health May 15, 2019
The growing resistance of pigweed to every herbicide currently available in the market is causing serious concern among scientists and farmers. Last summer, scientists found pigweed that can survive 2,4-D and dicamba.
Earth/Environment April 13, 2019
A US jury has ordered Monsanto to pay a Sonoma County resident more than $80 million in damages. The man claimed that long-term exposure to the company's herbicide Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Public Health March 28, 2019
Edwin Hardeman’s case convinced a San Francisco jury that Roundup herbicide is a major factor in his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Roundup maker, Monsanto, faces 11,200 other related lawsuits.
Public Health March 21, 2019
Court filings in a federal mass litigation of farmers versus Monsanto reveal allegedly ghostwritten reports vouching for glyphosate's safety. The chemical is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer products.
Biotech March 15, 2017
How is 'Jurassic World' faring? This review roundup gathers a few reactions from movie critics to help you decide whether the 'Jurassic Park' sequel is worth catching.
Movies/TV Shows June 12, 2015
Monsanto is denying a recent report from IARC tying Roundup to cancer — who's right?
Life March 26, 2015
Roundup weedkiller may be carcinogenic, according to a new report. Monsanto rebukes the allegation, releases a statement supporting safety claims of the product.
Earth/Environment March 23, 2015
The malathion insecticide and glyphosate herbicide are possible carcinogens for humans, suggests the World Health Organization. Both chemicals are widely used in various parts of the world.
Life March 21, 2015
The Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X features impressive specifications on paper. Does the GPU live up to the expectations?
Computers March 20, 2015
The Apple Watch, which is set to be launched at the March 9 event of Apple, began as a rumor. Now, the device is expected to become Apple's best-selling device.
Wearable Tech March 9, 2015