Pesticides


Neonicotinoid Pesticides Linked to Wild Bee Decline

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Linked to Wild Bee Decline

Some novel research has linked neonicotinoid insecticides with falling wild bee populations across England....

Aug 17 2016, 4:15am CDT

Pesticides are Killing Bee Sperm

Pesticides Reduce Bee Sperm

A pest-killing agent has a negative effect on bee sperm count. It is a common pesticide and it is harming the sperm count of be...

Jul 27 2016, 4:42am CDT

E-nose that can Smell Pesticides, Nerve Gas

E-nose that can Smell Pesticides, Nerve Gas

Researchers from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium have built a very sensitive electronic nose with metal-organi...

Jul 4 2016, 7:51am CDT

Honeybees Pollen Contains an Alarming Number of Pesticides: Study

Honeybees Pollen Contains Alarming Number of Pesticides: Study

Researchers have found that honeybees pick up a vast majority of pollens from non-crop plants and these plants are exposing the...

May 31 2016, 9:04pm CDT

Pesticides Could Hinder Bees’ Ability to Learn: Study

Pesticides Could Hinder Bees’ Ability to Learn: Study

Exposure to pesticides impairs bumblebees' learning ability and ultimately the ability to pollinate and extract nectar....

Mar 14 2016, 9:44pm CDT

Defective sperm

Teens Exposed To DDT, Pesticides, Suffer Abnormal Sperm Quality

A study titled "Sperm Aneuploidy in Faroese Men with Lifetime Exposure to Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and Polychlori...

Nov 4 2015, 8:35am CST

Bees get Stimulated by Pesticides

Bees get Stimulated by Pesticides

Recent research by scientists revealed some very negative effects of pesticides on bees....

Apr 23 2015, 8:01am CDT