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Bayer appeals $265 million dicamba weedkiller verdict, alleging damage to Missouri peach farm exaggerated

Tom Polansek | 
Bayer AG sent a private investigator [in July] to evaluate the business of a U.S. peach grower who won a ...

Bayer launches carbon capture program to support ‘eco-friendly’ farming

Karl Plume | 
Bayer AG launched a pilot program in the United States and Brazil on [July 21] that will pay farmers for ...
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Bayer loses first glyphosate-cancer appeal, but court cuts damages by 74 percent to $20.5 million

Jonathan Stempel, Tina Bellon | 
Bayer AG failed to persuade a California appeals court to overturn a verdict favoring a school groundskeeper who claimed its ...
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NBA doctors worry about long term heart damage to players who get the coronavirus

“What if a 24-year-old catches [COVID-19] in Orlando and, in 14 days, he quarantines and is fine, but then he ...
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Colombia aims to restart aerial glyphosate spraying of coca crops under pressure from US

Luis Acosta, Oliver Griffin | 
Alhough coca crop size fell 9% in 2019 to the lowest level in six years, the capacity to produce cocaine ...
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‘Eat them, poison them, drive them to cannibalism’: Kenyan scientists explore creative solutions to East Africa locust swarms

Ayenat Mersie | 
Eat them, poison them, and use scent to drive them to cannibalism - as a second wave of locusts threatens ...
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Will the Bayer glyphosate settlement fall apart? Judge says he may reject $10.9 billion Monsanto Roundup agreement, saying future plaintiffs might be hurt

[In June] Bayer agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to settle close to 100,000 U.S. lawsuits [alleging its ...
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$10.9 billion Monsanto Roundup settlement does not automatically shield Bayer from ‘flood’ of new glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

Tina Bellon | 
[Bayer] on [June 24] agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to end the litigation by U.S. Roundup users ...

Mosquito spit might be a universal vaccine ‘Holy Grail’ – preventing everything from malaria to Zika

Clare Baldwin | 
Her idea revolved around mosquito spit. Building on the work of colleagues and other scientists, [Jessica] Manning, a clinical researcher ...
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$8-10 billion settlement in thousands of Bayer glyphosate lawsuits ‘imminent’

Ludwig Burger | 
Biotech giant Bayer is expected to settle thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer the week of June ...
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China approves imports of two GMO soy varieties, green lighting production in Argentina

Dominique Patton, Min Zhang | 
China has approved the import of two new genetically modified (GM) soybean varieties, including one developed by local firm Beijing ...

Hospitals face chronic shortages of injectable opioids. The COVID-19 pandemic made things worse.

Dan Levine, Lisa Girion, Robert Respaut | 
For years, hospitals chased supplies, sometimes resorting to inferior substitutes. The shortfall grew so dire in 2018 that a drugmaker ...
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New COVID-19 treatment guidelines coming after inexpensive steroid cuts death rate among hardest-hit patients in trial

John Miller | 
Trial results announced on Tuesday [June 16] by researchers in Britain showed dexamethasone, used since the 1960s to reduce inflammation ...
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What the ‘lady in the well’ tells us about ancient population movement in the Middle East

Will Dunham | 
The bones of a woman of Central Asian descent found at the bottom of a deep well after a violent ...

COVID-19 treatment could be ready by September if Eli Lilly’s experimental antibody therapies are a success

Carl O'Donnell, Michael Erman | 
Eli Lilly and Co could have a drug specifically designed to treat COVID-19 authorized for use as early as September ...

US hospitals have ‘pulled way back’ on hydroxychloroquine use after studies identify safety risks

Deena Beasley, Michael Erman | 
U.S. hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald ...

Coronavirus fears spur drop in childhood vaccinations and could lead to new measles outbreaks

Vishwadha Chander | 
Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of ...
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Bayer takes ‘tougher stance’ in glyphosate-cancer settlement talks amid COVID-19 financial strain

Ludwig Burger, Patricia Weiss | 
Bayer said the economic downturn and the need to preserve cash means it is taking a tougher stance in talks ...

Locust invasion has jeopardized the livelihoods of 20 million Africans—now a second wave is coming

Nita Bhalli | 
Billions of desert locusts have swept across east Africa, threatening the livelihoods of more than 20 million people. Now a ...
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Farmers running ‘unprecedented race’ to secure fertilizer, seeds and pesticides amid coronavirus outbreak

Rod Nickel, Tom Polansek | 
North America’s biggest farm suppliers are accelerating shipments of fertilizer, seeds and agricultural chemicals to crop-growing regions in an unprecedented ...
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India cancels royalties seed companies pay Bayer for GMO cotton, threatening foreign investment in nation’s biotech crop sector

Mayank Bhardwaj | 
India has axed the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG for Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) ...

Africa’s locust outbreak: Proof we need GMOs, pesticides and every other tool in the toolbox to combat crop-destroying insects

Nteranya Sanginga | 
A perfect storm of conditions led to the locust attack currently tearing through East Africa and Pakistan, where countries are ...

Soybean damage caused by Bayer’s drift-prone dicamba herbicide spurs farmers to use competing GMO seeds, weedkillers

Rod Nickel, Tom Polansek | 
Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto has been beset by problems, and now a decades-long dominance of the $4 billion U.S ...

Trump urges Colombia to restart aerial glyphosate weedkiller spraying to wipe out coca crops

Luis Acosta, Oliver Griffin | 
Colombia will have to restart aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate in order to destroy crops of coca, the chief ...
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Bayer in ‘no rush’ to settle Roundup-cancer litigation following endorsements from EPA, Department of Justice

Ludwig Burger, Patricia Weiss | 
.... Bayer was at pains on [Feb. 27] to quell expectations it was nearing an out-of-court settlement laying to rest ...

Bayer Chairman to step down as potential $12 billion Roundup-cancer litigation settlement looms

Ludwig Burger | 
Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of a $63 billion takeover deal that has left the German crop ...
As France phases out common pesticides, regulator says farmers still need crop chemicals to control new plant diseases

As France phases out common pesticides, regulator says farmers still need crop chemicals to control new plant diseases

Gus Trompiz | 
France needs to retain pesticides to combat new plant diseases spread by international trade and climate change even as it ...
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Bucking US pressure, key European politicians pushing to make its farming policies a global green standard

Andrea Shalal, David Lawder | 
Ahead of a much-anticipated ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy to accompany the EU Green Deal, some EU policymakers say Europe’s food ...
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