Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors from all continents, including three from Brazil, say yes.
Author: Leon Kaye
Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility marketplace and shake its emissions scandal for good.
The daily breakfast is not a panacea for everyone, and studies that insist on that morning meal often use dubious methodology — or are funded by big food companies.
The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the 18 common questions Britons ask about GMO technology.
Last week, P&G released a new Tide product that the company says has the “trusted cleaning power” of its venerable detergent, only that this “Tide purclean” has a 65 percent bio-based formula.
After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the door open to future discussions with Bayer. But the company’s pricey legal fights should temper investors’ enthusiasm for such a deal.
From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power. That four days without the use of coal or natural gas is a record.
Western fast food is on the decline in China, according to research from McKinsey, suggesting that consumers in the world’s most populous nation are seeking a healthier lifestyle.
The Australian company Starpharma Holdings will partner with the condom manufacturer Ansell to supply the Australian Olympic team with condoms that the companies say can offer antiviral protection against Zika.
Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is suing VW over financial losses it says are due to the auto manufacturer’s recent struggles in the global securities markets.
This week, Kashi announced a “certified transitional” standard to recognize “organics in training” in order to help farmers financially as they switch from conventional to organic farming methods.
George Zimmerman is not exactly the kind of spokesperson the gun lobby and industry need as they justify unrestricted gun ownership as necessary for self-defense.