Scientist enlists forest fungi to save their own habitat
April 9, 2015, 1:58 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Instead of synthetic insecticides, entomologist Rich Hofstetter is recruiting native fungi to protect forests from bark beetles.
Pesticide guide keeps you safe on the produce aisle
March 24, 2015, 11:54 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Consumer Reports’ risk guide helps shoppers make informed decisions when buying fruits and vegetables.
Study: Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields
June 23, 2014, 11:37 a.m. by Environmental Health News
Children who develop autism have a variety of factors working against them, and researchers cite pesticides was one such factor that may just 'push them over the edge.'
With termite genome decoded, researchers aim for less toxic pest control
May 21, 2014, 12:22 p.m. by John Platt
Their work reveals genetic clues about the insects' behavior, making it possible to target specific attributes.
5 ways to reduce kids' exposure to pesticides and herbicides
May 14, 2014, 9:42 a.m. by Kimi Harris
There are many reasons to protect children from an overload of chemicals. Here's how you can do it and why you should.
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