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A huge merger has been announced in the agriculture world as German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over US seeds firm Monsanto.
Medical sources in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo say that President Assad’s forces may have again used chlorine bombs in a gas attack on a rebel-held residential…
Bayer's quest to become the world's largest producer of seeds and pesticides has led it to raise the price it is willing to pay for US firm Monsanto to more than $65 billion.
ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US
Farmers need to control weeds to ensure good harvests, but are they poisoning us in the process? And are we letting companies put dangerous products that may cause cancer into our food and cosmetics?
Whether they are bought from the chemist or the supermarket, and whether or not they feature the mention “hypoallergenic,” “paraben free” or “dermatologically tested,” many cosmetics contain chemical
Currently in Europe, manufacturers of glyphosate have asked to have their European Internal Market licence renewed. But many are opposed to this herbicide and are attempting to block their way.
Germany's Bayer has offered to buy US seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion (55 billion euros) in cash trying to gain the top spot in the fast-consolidating farm supplies industry.
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Drug companies are saying No to death row. The latest pharmaceuticals giant to restrict sales of drugs used in lethal injections to US prisons is
The death toll in the Pemex plant blast has surpassed 20 and could continue to rise, officials fear.
State-owned ChemChina is to pay 39 billion euro for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta as China seeks greater food security.
The European Commission broke EU Law when it failed to set out the scientific criteria for defining harmful “endocrine disruptor chemicals”
Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical have announced in a combined statement that they have agreed to merge and create a huge combined entity worth
Merger talks are said to be at an advanced stage to create a chemicals giant with a market value of more than 120 billion dollars. The deal between
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its analysis of an August ISIL bombardment proves mustard gas was used. First used 100
Electrolysed water is being hailed as the future for farming. The health industry are already using it as a sanitiser and now researchers in Tasmania
Four new fires have broken out at the site where two huge blasts last week killed at least 116 people in the Chinese port city of Tianjin
Salvage teams pick their way through the remains of a chemical plant in China, after an explosion so immense it was visible from space. Toxic
Chinese police have confirmed the presence of deadly sodium cyanide after explosions in the city of Tianjin last week. The state-run Beijing News
There may be calm on the streets but among the relatives of those missing in the Tianjin blast there is anger. These people are furious that there
Chinese officials have denied ordering the evacuation of residents from the area surrounding the site of a huge chemical explosion. The statement is
The authorities in China have ordered anyone living within a three kilometre radius of a massive explosion at a chemical plant to leave their homes
Some 200 Chinese investigators have started tests at the site of the chemical warehouse explosion in Tianjin. The team from the Chinese military are
At least fifty people are now known to have died after a series of explosions in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin. More than 700 people have
The UN security council has adopted a resolution which aims to identify the perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria which have killed and injured increasing numbers of civilians.
Twelve people were injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in Germany on Wednesday. Several of the victims were taken to hospital. It happened