With the world's largest tropical forest under continuous assault, Brazilian scientists propose rescuing it as a kind of lab to help develop biotechnology products.
Thanks in part to WikiLeaks, we now know that the State Department is acting like a global sales agent for biotech behemoths such as Monsanto.
Cancer, Parkinson's and infertility--these are just some of the diseases and health problems that a new study says may be linked to heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide.
Bush & Co. still don't have a comprehensive plan to deal with bioterror threats--despite two years of planning and billions in appropriations. The alleged culprit: bureaucratic inertia. "I can't help but think we are not prepared if, God forbid, any of these catastrophes were to be visited upon the United States," says a congresswoman.