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Kellogg to Phase Out Preharvest Glyphosate Use

Kellogg to Phase Out Preharvest Glyphosate Use

In a major victory that could signal the beginning of the end for the use of glyphosate as a preharvest
Chinese Asked To Report Family Members Showing Coronavirus Signs

Chinese Asked To Report Family Members Showing Coronavirus Signs

A Chinese doctor who issued one of the first warnings about the coronavirus outbreak has died from the virus. More
U.S. expands use of coronavirus diagnostic test

U.S. expands use of coronavirus diagnostic test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted emergency use approval for state public health laboratories to start testing
H5N8: Saudi Arabia reports outbreak of HIGHLY pathogenic bird flu virus

H5N8: Saudi Arabia reports outbreak of HIGHLY pathogenic bird flu virus

An outbreak of a particularly contagious bird flu virus has been reported in Saudi Arabia, the World Organization for Animal
Eating low-protein may prolong your life, say researchers

Eating low-protein may prolong your life, say researchers

Fasting. Time-restricted eating. Eating for five days, then fasting for two. Lately it appears everyone is interested in some sort
China Culls 18,000 Chickens After H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Hunan

China Culls 18,000 Chickens After H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Hunan

A city in China’s central Hunan province reported that it had culled almost 18,000 chickens after an outbreak of H5N1
Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

A drug molecule “invented” by artificial intelligence (AI) will be used in human trials in a world first for machine
Coronavirus vaccine to be developed from digital DNA sequencing

Coronavirus vaccine to be developed from digital DNA sequencing

A Philadelphia-based pharmaceutical company is helping to fast-track a vaccine to help quell the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Backed by a
Coronavirus: Whole world ‘must take action’, warns WHO

Coronavirus: Whole world ‘must take action’, warns WHO

The “whole world needs to be on alert” to fight the coronavirus, the head of the World Health Organization’s Health
Australian scientists first to recreate Coronavirus outside China

Australian scientists first to recreate Coronavirus outside China

Scientists in Australia have become the first to recreate the new coronavirus outside of China in what they have called
New nanoparticle can prevent heart attacks by ‘eating’ artery blockages FROM THE INSIDE

New nanoparticle can prevent heart attacks by ‘eating’ artery blockages FROM THE INSIDE

US scientists have developed a “Trojan Horse” nanoparticle that eats away at the fatty deposits which cause heart attacks and
Surgical masks sell out in US amid coronavirus fears

Surgical masks sell out in US amid coronavirus fears

Despite reassurances from public health officials that Americans don’t currently need to wear face masks as a precaution against coronavirus,
No link with seafood market in first case of China coronavirus, Chinese scientists revealed

No link with seafood market in first case of China coronavirus, Chinese scientists revealed

The first person known to have been infected by the Wuhan coronavirus had never visited the city’s seafood market –
McDonald’s shuts down restaurants in five Chinese cities as coronavirus spreads

McDonald’s shuts down restaurants in five Chinese cities as coronavirus spreads

Fast food chain McDonald’s has announced it will halt operations in five cities in China’s Hubei province, where the new
America’s favorite cooking oil causes neurological changes, says animal study

America’s favorite cooking oil causes neurological changes, says animal study

Peter Andrews is an Irish science journalist and writer, based in London. He has a background in the life sciences, and
First case of China-linked coronavirus reported in US

First case of China-linked coronavirus reported in US

At least one person in the United States is infected with the mysterious pneumonia-like virus that’s killed at least six
People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola

People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola will not ditch single-use plastic bottles because consumers still want them, the firm’s head of sustainability has told the
Scientists discover ‘why stress turns hair white’

Scientists discover ‘why stress turns hair white’

Scientists say they may have discovered why stress makes hair turn white, and a potential way of stopping it happening