April 25 (Reuters) – Heavy use of the world’s most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including Parkinson’s, infertility and cancers, according to a new study.
The peer-reviewed report, published last week in the scientific journal Entropy, said evidence indicates that residues of “glyphosate,” the chief ingredient in Roundup weed killer, which is sprayed over millions of acres of crops, has been found in food.
Those residues enhance the damaging effects of other food-borne chemical residues and toxins in the environment to disrupt normal body functions and induce disease, according to the report, authored by Stephanie Seneff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Anthony Samsel, a retired science consultant from Arthur D. Little, Inc. Samsel is a former private environmental government contractor as well as a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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What was long thought impossible now appears well within grasp, at least for some types of damage. And most welcome this certainly is.
So, some believe Windows 8.1 will represent a corporate apology. Don’t believe it. It’s nothing more than a tactical withdrawal. The only apology from Microsoft which would mean anything would be for what they did to competitors with superior products when they first released Windows. Before it had to become compatible with Windows, WordPerfect was a far superior word bashing tool than Word has ever been…and far easier to customise if you had complicated tasks to perform.