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Roundup is an endocrine disruptor – new study

The glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup is an endocrine (hormone) disruptor in adult male rats, a new study shows. The lowest dose tested of 10 mg/kg bw/d (bodyweight per day) was found to reduce levels of corticosterone, a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands. No other toxic effects were seen at that dose, so if endocrine disruption were not being specifically …

environmental activism

Environmental activism works, study shows

The environmental movement is making a difference – nudging greenhouse gas emissions down in states with strong green voices, according to a Michigan State University (MSU) study. Social scientist Thomas Dietz and Kenneth Frank, MSU Foundation professor of sociometrics, have teamed up to find a way to tell if a state jumping on the environmental bandwagon can mitigate other human …