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An inexpensive 'dipstick' test for pesticides in foods
Scientists in Canada are reporting the development of a fast, inexpensive "dipstick" test to identify small amounts of pesticides that may exist in foods and beverages. View News Article (2009-12-23)


An inexpensive 'dipstick' test for pesticides in foods
Scientists in Canada are reporting the development of a fast, inexpensive "dipstick" test to identify small amounts of pesticides that may exist in foods and beverages. View News Article (2009-11-05)


Getting plants to rid themselves of pesticide residues
Scientists in China have discovered that a natural plant hormone, applied to crops, can help plants eliminate residues of certain pesticides. The study is in the current issue of ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a bi-weekly publication. View News Article (2009-10-01)


Pesticides need sunscreen to beat the heat
A pesticide with a new in-built sunscreen will help farmers beat the heat in crop protection. This means that the bug sprays last longer, as they are protected from the strong rays of sunshine, reports Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. View News Article (2006-12-18)


Getting plants to rid themselves of pesticide residues
Scientists in China are reporting the "intriguing" discovery that a natural plant hormone, applied to crops, can help plants eliminate residues of certain pesticides. View News Article (2009-09-10)


Study concludes that pesticide use increases risk of Parkinson's in men
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that using pesticides for farming or other purposes increases the risk of developing Parkinson's disease for men. View News Article (2006-06-15)


Grafted watermelon plants take in more pesticides
The widely used farm practice of grafting watermelon and other melon plants onto squash or pumpkin rootstocks results in larger amounts of certain pesticides in the melon fruit, scientists are reporting in a new study.  View News Article (2012-01-26)


EU Funding Helps Improve The Detection of Pesticides in the Environment
The production of more advanced sensors to improve the detection of pesticides in water and other environmental samples has been helped by a grant of almost 1.23 million euro from the EU's Framework Programme. View News Article (2005-04-29)


Organic pesticides not always 'greener' choice, study finds
Consumers shouldn't assume that, because a product is organic, it's also environmentally friendly. View News Article (2010-06-23)


Pesticide application as potential source of noroviruses in fresh food supply chains
Human norovirus (hNoV), also known as the winter vomiting bug, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the world. The virus is highly contagious, causing vomiting and diarrhea, and the number of affected cases is growing. View News Article (2013-03-12)

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