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Top Weed Killer Poses Cancer Risk

Ingredient in several pesticides 'probably' causes cancer: study

(Newser) - The most popular weed killer on Earth can "probably" give people cancer, according to a study posted on a World Health Organization website and in the Lancet Oncology . The study says an ingredient in several insecticides and herbicides, including the popular Roundup, is "probably carcinogenic to humans" and... More »

18-Foot Weeds Taking Over Brooklyn Park

Local group asks for volunteers to help chop away pesky, unsightly phragmites

(Newser) - If you happen to be in the NYC area on Aug. 16 and 23 and aren't afraid to trudge through sediment-filled water, the Prospect Park Alliance has a task: chopping down the weeds—some of them as high as 18 feet—that are proliferating in the park. As part... More »

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