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Landmark study shows decline in bee population due to neonicotinoid pesticide

Landmark study shows decline in bee population due to neonicotinoid pesticide

 The knowledge about the magnitude of harm that the bees were being subjected to due to these particular insecticides was still vague.

Insecticide exposure may elevate diabetes risk

Insecticide exposure may elevate diabetes risk

Synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to the receptors that govern our biological clocks, researchers said.

Global warming could make insecticides less effective

Researchers from Montana State University in US showed that permethrin becomes less effective at killing the yellowfever mosquito as temperatures increase.