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Cheerios could contain traces of weed-killer.

An environmental watchdog found traces of weed-killer in Cheerios and Nature Valley products. Here’s how worried you should be.

Eating Cheerios or Nature Valley bars isn't likely to harm your health. The bigger safety concern is the spraying of weed-killers like Roundup.
Protesters gather in Berlin on on January 20, 2018, during a demonstration against the use of glyphosate.

The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $2 billion lawsuit may be linked to damaging fatty liver disease in humans

Monsanto's popular weed-killer was linked to fatty liver disease following a court case that associated the product with cancer.

The weed-killing chemical in a Monsanto lawsuit was found in beer and wine. Here’s how worried you should be.

A new report suggests that certain beers and wines contain traces of glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that's been linked to cancer.

Bayer plunges after jury finds its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer

Bayer's shares plunged 10% after a second jury found its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer.
A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL's School of Pharmacy in London.

The FDA just approved a drug that targets cancers based on DNA, rather than where the tumor is in your body

The FDA just approved a new cancer treatment in an unconventional way: not by tumor type, but rather by the genetic mutation the drug targets.
A woman uses a Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near Paris, France.

A judge has slashed the amount Monsanto has to pay in a lawsuit over a common weed-killer chemical’s cancer risk

A judge reduced the amount Monsanto was ordered to pay to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's herbicide. The latest news does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.

A startup with ties to Bayer has inked a $122 million deal to make lab-grown marijuana — and it’s eyeing the pharma industry

Boston-based startup Ginkgo Bioworks will use Cronos' labs to produce synthetic marijuana compounds, many of which "have the potential to be valuable in a range of pharmaceutical applications."

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer plunges 11% after landmark $289 million weedkiller cancer ruling

Bayer-owned agriculture firm Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million to a groundskeeper who alleged that the ingredients of a weedkiller produced by the company caused him to develop cancer.