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US scientists to skip Monsanto summit on controversial weed killer.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
Monsanto Co invited dozens of weed scientists to a summit this week to win backing for a controversial herbicide but many have declined.

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact.

Feds give LANL operator more time to manage environmental cleanup.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
The federal government has granted Los Alamos National Security LLC an additional six-month, $65 million contract to continue overseeing environmental cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Washington state deals blow to plan for coal export terminal.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
A company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from the western U.S. to Asia was denied a key permit by Washington state on Tuesday because of environmental concerns.

Connelly: State nixes key permit for big Longview coal terminal.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
President Trump has vowed to revive America's coal industry, but Big Coal suffered a major setback Tuesday in this Washington.

Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about acrylamide, a cancer-causing chemical, stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make its case.

Davis researchers consider health risks of firefighting chemicals, pesticides.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
UC Davis toxicology students are calling for a large-scale study on how smoke from chemicals used in wildfires impact our health.

Trouble in the fields: Why the superweeds are winning.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
More than simply an indictment of one pesticide, the dicamba dilemma has spotlighted the challenges of the nation’s increasing dependence on crops genetically altered to resist pesticides.