Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from US litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest €5 billion ($5.64 billion) in weed killer research.
With wing-shaped shells lined with iridescent mother-of-pearl and producing the fibers of rare and delicate sea silk, the noble pen shell clam is one of the most emblematic species in the Mediterranean and a bellwether for marine environmental health.
Latasha Haynes was 34 when she almost died of the flu last year. What started as a little coughing and fatigue ended with two blood transfusions and a diagnosis of congestive heart failure weeks later. Flu had caused damage to her heart muscles and the saclike tissue around it. She survived, but just barely, and it took her months to recover.
Bangladesh saw around 234,000 deaths, including 80,000 in urban areas, due to environmental pollution and related health risks in 2015, making it one of the worst affected countries in the world, revealed a World Bank report.
Texas plans to execute a man on Tuesday convicted of murdering a store owner during a 2004 robbery despite calls from some relatives of the victim to spare the life of the inmate whom they say they have forgiven.
Is antibiotic resistance a threat to surgical outcome? A retrospective study by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on 100 infants who underwent heart surgeries at the institute from June 2015 to June 2016 suggested so.
When deaths from substance abuse are counted as self-inflicted, then deaths from self-injury in the US are tied with deaths attributed to diabetes and outnumber those from flu and pneumonia or kidney disease, new research suggested.