Biocide
A biocide is a chemical substance or microorganism which can deter, render harmless, or exert a controlling effect on any harmful organism by chemical or biological means. Biocides are commonly used i...
Neonic Pesticide link To Long-Term Wild Bee Decline
The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study.
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses
One macromolecule to rule them all, from Ebola to Zika and the flu
Pesticide In Milk May Cause Parkinson's Disease
Men who drank milk that may have been tainted with a pesticide when they were young might be more likely to develop signs of Parkinson's disease, a new study out of Hawaii suggests. A pesticide called...
Pesticides: More Toxic Than Previously Thought?
Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed. A McGill research team reached this conclusion after looking...
Monsanto Says Panel To Review WHO Finding On Cancer Link To Herbicide
July 14 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co, whose Roundup product is one of the world's most widely used herbicides, said on Tuesday it has arranged for an outside scientific review of a World Health Organizatio...
DDT In Pregnancy May Raise Breast Cancer Rates In Daughters
Women whose mothers had higher levels of DDT in their blood while pregnant were nearly four times more likely to develop breast cancer as adults, a new study finds. The report provides one of the stro...
Nigerian Professor Produces Antivirt, Anti Viral Drug That Cures HIV AIDS In 2 Months
Nigerian Professor Produces Antivirt, An Anti Viral Drug For Treating HIV AIDS. Despite doubts in some quarters about the authenticity of his claims, Professor Maduike Ezeibe of Michael Okpara Univers...
New Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing
The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount of pesticides we spray (especially in North America) on our food that ha...
The New Dirty Dozen: Foods with High Pesticide Residue
When is it worth buying organic? Here are the latest culprits full of pesticide residue, plus 10 more you should also know.
Bees Become Addicted To Nicotine-Like Pesticides, May Be Responsible For Declining Population
Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides in the same way humans get hooked on cigarettes, according to a new study, which was released as a landmark field trial provided further evidence t...
Monsanto Lobbyist Refuses Glyphosate Beverage After Claiming It's Perfectly Safe to Drink
You must see this #Monsanto lobbyist doctor when he says that he could safely drink glyphosate and nothing would happen. Watch what happens next. It might be the most awesome video I’ve seen yet this...
White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The plan lists specific goals to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes over the next five years. It outlines steps to prevent and contain antibiotic-resistant infections through better sur...
One Man Holds A Patent That Could Crush Monsanto And Change The World
In 2006 a patent was granted to a man named Paul Stamets. Even though Paul is the world’s leading mycologist, his patent has received very little attention and exposure. Why? As stated by executives i...
BBC News - Novel antibiotic class created
Scientists have designed a new class of antibiotic which seeks and destroys resistance genes in bacteria. The unique approach could be used to genetically engineer bacteria in our bodies to become les...
Your Food Is Poisoning You ?
Despite being treated like Bigfoot believers by their opponents, pesticide ascetics are inching their way toward credibility. Introduced by Monsanto in the early 1970s under the trade name Roundup (an...
Acaricide
Acaricides are pesticides that kill members of the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes ticks and mites.Acaricides are used both in medicine and agriculture, although the desired selective toxicity...
Antibiotics
Antibiotics or antibacterials are a type of antimicrobial used specifically against bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growt...
Antimicrobial
An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. For example, antibac...
Antiparasitic
Antiparasitics are a class of medications which are indicated for the treatment of parasitic diseases such as nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, and infectious protozoa.
Antiprotozoal agent
Antiprotozoal agents (ATC code: ATC P01) is a class of pharmaceuticals used in treatment of protozoan infection.Protozoans have little in common with each other (for example, Entamoeba histolytica, an...
Antiviral drug
Antiviral drugs are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections. Like antibiotics for bacteria, specific antivirals are used for specific viruses. Unlike most antibiotics, an...
Bactericide
A bactericide or bacteriocide, sometimes abbreviated Bcidal, is a substance that kills bacteria. Bactericides are disinfectants, antiseptics, or antibiotics.
The most used disinfectants are those...
Fungicide
Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill or inhibit fungi or fungal spores. Fungi can cause serious damage in agriculture, resulting in critical losses of yield,...
Herbicides
Herbicides, also commonly known as weedkillers, are pesticides used to kill unwanted plants. Selective herbicides kill specific targets, while leaving the desired crop relatively unharmed. Some of the...
Insecticides
An insecticide is a substance used to kill insects. They include ovicides and larvicides used against insect eggs and larvae, respectively. Insecticides are used in agriculture, medicine, industry and...
Microbicide
A microbicide is any biocidal compound or substance whose purpose is to reduce the infectivity of microbes, such as viruses or bacteria. One example is wood tar.