Researchers see health effects across generations from popular weed killer
Researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to glyphosate, the world's most popular weed killer. In the first study of its kind, the researchers saw descendants of exposed rats developing prostate, kidney and ovarian diseases, obesity and birth abnormalities.
A Chip Off the Old Block
Living 3D versions of human organs called Tissue Chips are being sent to the International Space Station to be studied in microgravity. Read this story Video Links: A Chip off the Old Block - mp4 YouTube Vimeo
Intelsat declares drifting satellite total loss
Intelsat has declared the Intelsat 29e communications satellite a total loss after the Boeing-built spacecraft suffered a fuel leak and shed debris in geostationary orbit, three years into a planned 15-year mission.
China to announce rules soon to regulate commercial rocket industry
China's national space agency said on Tuesday it will soon announce rules to regulate commercial rocket manufacturing, test flights and launches, state media reported, as the number of private startups in the nascent sector surged in the past year.
A wellness program at work may make you feel good, but it won’t improve your health
More than half of U.S. companies offer workplace wellness programs to their employees, but a new study suggests they do very little — if anything — to improve workers’ health. In an unusual clinical trial involving more than 8,000 employees of a warehouse retail chain, the presence of a wellness...
Bumble bees see huge population decline
Half of the bumble bee species in a new study have seen a more than 50 percent decline in population and distribution. It's worst for picky pollinators.