A team of scientists in India have developed a gel to protect farmers against the neurotoxic effects of pesticides.
Using polystyrene coated magnetic nanoparticles, scientists in Singapore were able to detect trace amounts of pesticide on vegetables in less than two hours.
Pesticide-related suicides may be prevented by policies are geared toward banning them rather than securing their storage.
Prenatal exposure to naled, a chemical used to ward off Zika-carrying mosquitoes, can impact the motor skills of infants.
Exposure to a pineapple pesticide via milk intake has been linked to an increased incidence of Parkinson's in Japanese men.
Broader alliances nudging markets towards public interest can save the organic movement, writes Nalaka Gunawardene.