Trace amounts of neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75% of honey samples worldwide—'far below' levels dangerous to humans

Trace amounts of neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75% of honey samples worldwide—’far below’ levels dangerous to humans

A new study has found traces of neonicotinoid chemicals in 75% of honey samples from across the world. The scientists ...
Producing 'super foods': Unlocking quinoa genome opens door to new breeding techniques

Producing ‘super foods’: Unlocking quinoa genome opens door to new breeding techniques

Scientists have successfully decoded the genome of quinoa, one of the world's most nutritious but underutilised crops. ... [P]rices for ...
'Super yield' GMO wheat gets green light for field trials in UK over critics' objections

‘Super yield’ GMO wheat gets green light for field trials in UK over critics’ objections

The GM wheat has been engineered to use sunlight more efficiently and has boosted greenhouse yields by up to 40%. Researchers ...
Why men may have evolved better than women at reconciling with rivals

Why men may have evolved better than women at reconciling with rivals

Men's historical dominance of the workplace may, in part, be because of their ability to reconcile with enemies after conflict, ...

GM trees that prevent pest disease tied up in regulation, anti-GMO attacks

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. U.S. researchers say it ...
Researchers across Europe 'appalled' at scrapping of EU science advisory, caving to anti-science Greens

Researchers across Europe ‘appalled’ at scrapping of EU science advisory, caving to anti-science Greens

Despite strong support from scientific bodies, Prof Anne Glover's mandate expired at the end of the Barroso presidency - and ...

Biosecurity concerns for new animal disease research lab

For over 50 years the United States has carried out research on dangerous animal diseases at Plum Island, just off ...