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2009-09-30 01:01:14

Pollutant plumes observed in the United States can be attributed unambiguously to Asian sources based on meteorological and chemical analyses, researchers say. Charles Kolb -- president of Aerodyne Research Inc.

2009-09-24 14:22:00

Unique database of agricultural pesticide application records informs research FREMONT, Calif., Sept.

2009-08-18 13:01:20

Scientists say the four-day testing period the U.S.

2009-06-24 09:34:19

Although it is known that infants are more susceptible than adults to the toxic effects of pesticides, this increased vulnerability may extend much longer into childhood than expected, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

2009-06-23 10:41:14

Although it is known that infants are more susceptible than adults to the toxic effects of pesticides, this increased vulnerability may extend much longer into childhood than expected, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

2009-06-18 11:18:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmworker unions, support groups, and worker advocacy organizations today asked Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P.

2009-06-04 12:02:45

The cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD), the second most frequent neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease, is unknown, but in most cases it is believed to involve a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility.

2009-05-12 08:35:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) strongly disagrees with the announcement by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revoke all U.S. food tolerances for the pesticide carbofuran.

2009-05-05 12:05:00

A panel of experts and citizens convened to review recent studies on the link between DDT and human health expressed concern that the current practice of spraying the pesticide indoors to fight malaria is leading to unprecedented - and insufficiently monitored - levels of exposure to it.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.