Researchers have figured out how to measure the viscosity of droplets. That could help control pesticide spraying, ink-jet printing, and more.
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A new spray made with a type of volcanic glass shows promise in killing mosquitoes. That could help stop the spread of malaria.
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Researchers used silicone dog tags as passive environmental samplers to collect information about everyday chemical exposures.
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In a new study, young people newly diagnosed with celiac disease had higher levels of chemicals from pesticides, nonstick cookware, and flame retardants in their blood.
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New pesticides that give plants their own defenses against insects are headed to market. A new method is the first to detect them in dirt.
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The research on insecticides could lead to better strategies for how to plant milkweed on agricultural land to expand monarch butterfly populations.
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Thanks to genetically modified Bt cotton, "farmers in India are spending more on seeds, more on fertilizer, and more on insecticides."
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Roundup, one of the world's most popular weed killers, can make ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution and climate change.
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The morning glory is both pretty and a noxious agricultural pest. New research looks into its genome to find out how it resists glyphosate, AKA Roundup.
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