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Monsanto to Pay $275 Million for Children’s Brain Damage

Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, is best known for its flagship product Roundup,1 the active ingredient in which is glyphosate. Monsanto-Bayer has been the defendant in thousands of cases alleging Roundup caused the plaintiffs’ cancers. However, the most recent personal injury lawsuit verdict addressed the release of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from fluorescent light ballasts produced… Read More »

Next Up: Remote Controlled Brain Communication?

U.S. scientists have achieved the previously unthinkable task of remotely controlling the brains of living beings. The beings, in this case, are genetically engineered fruit flies and the neurons responsible for causing the flies to spread their wings.1 But this is only the beginning. The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which has a… Read More »