The UN`s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said Friday that three pesticides, including a commonly-used weedkiller, were "probably" carcinogenic and two others, which have already been outlawed or restricted, were "possibly" so.
A newly discovered 'super mosquito' has the ability to survive the insecticides used to treat bed nets which are key to preventing the spread of malaria in humans, scientists say.
Government has launched "Grow Safe Food" campaign to improve agriculture output without comprising on nutrition and quality of the produce.
Essential oil-based pesticides and insecticides that have flooded the market in recent years may not be good at killing bed bugs, found a research.
Scientists have found that a single genetic mutation causes mosquitoes to develop resistance to DDT and to insecticides used in anti-malaria nets.
The genome sequence of Locusta migratoria is the largest animal genome sequenced so far and has provided the means with which its genes can be targeted by insecticides.
Availability of safe and potable water continues to be a distant dream for the rural populace of India.
JD(U) MLA Manjit Singh said that it should be probed whether pesticides that were found in the mid-day meal in a Chhapra school were made in Gujarat.
Centre on Tuesday asked all states to put in place a contingency plan to deal with such incidents and ensure strict compliance of guidelines.
A pair of provocative studies has thrown light into the intense ground war now underway against malaria.
An environmental group has singled out Apples as being the biggest carrier of insecticides.
The boffins claimed that coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects and might be developed into new insecticides for protecting food crops against destructive pests.
Day in Pics: 30th March
Showbiz World - March 30, 2015
Katrina Kaif’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds unveiled!