This Is What a Plague of Locusts Actually Looks Like

A plague of locusts sounds like the kind of biblical torment that we'll never really need to worry about. But they're real, they happen—and boy do they cause trouble. » 5/13/13 6:56am 5/13/13 6:56am

Monsanto Weedkiller and GM Maize Linked to Tumor Risk (UPDATED)

A new study suggests that the world's best-selling weedkiller and the GM maize resistant to it are linked to increased risk of tumor growth, multiple organ damage and premature death. » 9/19/12 9:03am 9/19/12 9:03am

How Do You Keep Elephants From Eating Your Food? With Beehive Fences,…

I always thought elephants were afraid of mice. But scientists and farmers in Kenya have found that the best way fend off a herd of passing elephants is to erect a fence covered in bees. Talk about creative. » 7/13/11 7:40pm 7/13/11 7:40pm