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Student start-up reduces toxic threat of pesticides

Imagine you're a farmer whose crops are nearing their harvest time. You've just sprayed them with standard pesticides to keep the bugs away until the fruit is ready, and then you see a report that there will be huge storm ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in Ecology
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California tightening rule on popular pesticide

California will tighten rules on how much farmers can use a common pesticide listed by the nation's most productive agricultural state as a chemical known to cause cancer, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday.

dateOct 06, 2016 in Environment
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Identifying pesticides in hair

For her Master's project in environmental sciences, Christelle Oltramare collected 110 hair samples in Burkina Faso and came up with a process for identifying several types of pesticides.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Environment
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