Herbicide glyphosate under fire worldwide, gets banned by Austria

Business Jul 3, 2019

Herbicide glyphosate under fire worldwide, gets banned by Austria

Glyphosate, which was totally banned by Austria's parliament on Tuesday, is the world's most widely used herbicide but there have been growing attempts around the world to stop its use. The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer found in 2015 that glyphosate ...

Fujifilm and Bayer to jointly develop new cancer therapy

Business / Corporate Jul 2, 2019

Fujifilm and Bayer to jointly develop new cancer therapy

Fujifilm Corp. has said it will team up with Germany's Bayer AG on the development of a new immune-based cancer therapy platform using induced pluripotent stem, or iPS, cells that come from someone other than the patient. The German pharmaceutical giant will join the development ...

Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

World Jul 2, 2019

Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress ...