Study shows Monsanto herbicide Roundup could be linked to Parkinson’s, Cancer, and other Health Issues


The Secular Jurist

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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Seeds of Hope non-profit scam under government investigation


“Einstein’s planet” becomes first exoplanet discovered using new detection method


 

keplar 76b (image: courtesy gizmag)

keplar 76b (image: courtesy gizmag)

“Einstein’s planet” becomes first exoplanet discovered using new detection method.

Non-toxic corn starch could replace cyanide in gold mines


Non-toxic corn starch could replace cyanide in gold mines.

Wool I never: Scottish farmhouse takes sheepish approach to insulation


 

wool insulated farmhouse: not your average farmhouse kitchen (image: courtesy gizmag)

wool insulated farmhouse: not your average farmhouse kitchen (image: courtesy gizmag)

Wool I never: Scottish farmhouse takes sheepish approach to insulation.

Gel-coated implants could reverse paralysis caused by nerve damage


Gel-coated implants could reverse paralysis caused by nerve damage.

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Windows 8 “Blue” update will actually be Windows 8.1 – a free update


Windows 8 “Blue” update will actually be Windows 8.1 – a free update.

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Planned Vikings Stadium will have world’s largest transparent roof


 

viking stadium artist's impression (image: courtesy gizmag)

viking stadium artist’s impression (image: courtesy gizmag)

Planned Vikings Stadium will have world’s largest transparent roof.

Pirate3D reveals Buccaneer massmarket 3D printer


 

pirate buccaneer 3d printer top loading canister (image: courtesy gizmag)

pirate buccaneer 3d printer top loading canister (image: courtesy gizmag)

Pirate3D reveals Buccaneer massmarket 3D printer.