Friday, July 1, 2022

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Endocrine disruptors threaten the semen quality

The study has established a link between poor semen quality in adult men and their mothers’ occupational exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy.

Pesticides can impair brain growth in baby bumblebees

Using micro-CT scanning, scientists from the Imperial College London observed specific parts of bumblebee brains. They identified how particular elements of bumblebee brains grew...

Neem Chemical to act as bio insecticide for cotton pest

The Azarichda Indica, commonly known as Neem plant is famous for possessing famous potent phytochemical Azadirachtin-A (Aza-A) which act as a depressant for growth...

Pesticides affect bee brains in the wild

Social bees are important insect pollinators of wildflowers and agricultural crops. But their continuous declines is a global concern. A major factor implicated in...

Indian scientists develop gel to protect farmers from pesticide toxicity

Indian farmers usually do not wear any protective gear while spraying chemicals in fields. This exposes them to harmful toxics contained in pesticides, causing...

‘Lab-on-a-glove’- a Flexible Glove-Based Biosensor to Detect Nerve-Agents in Pesticides

You might have seen the farmers that they wear gloves while applying pesticides on crops. Yes, because it is necessary for them to wear...

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