Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ongoing controversy about the carcinogenicity of glyphosate

Glyphosate eller N-(Phosphonomethyl)glycine On  March 20, 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, which is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, published its IARC Monographs Volume 112 with a cancer evaluation of, among others, glyphosate, the active component as various salts of very important herbicides  marketed and used under various trade names, such…
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New studies confirm a link between Parkinson’s Disease and pesticide exposures

In our newsblog on March 13, 2014, the  etiology of Parkinson's Disease (PD) was discussed.  The etiology is believed to be multifactorial and consists of an interaction between environmental factors and genetic predisposition. Since then a lot of important new scientific papers have appeared. A new French case-control study has now confirmed the association of  Parkinson's…
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6th EuCheMS is less than a year away

The online abstract submission deadline is April 1st, 2016. The conference will have plenary lectures by following six Nobel Laurates: Ada Yonah, Richard Schrock, Aaron Ciechanover, Harold Kroto and Jean-Marie Lehn.
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