Without pesticides farmers would become nearly impossible to feeding earth’s 7.6 billion inhabitants. However, pesticides can also kills bees and without them agriculture as we know it would collapse. One third of our global food supply is pollinated by bees. Researchers at Michigan State University’s entomology department may have found a way of solving this dilemma. A recent study demonstrates that molecular tweaks can allow Pyrethroid pesticides to kill pests without killing bees.Read More
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Science researchers at the Washington State University, Pullman have recently been able to link patients' ancestors' exposure to the pesticide methoxychlor with adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in the patient him or herself.
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