Herbicide May Harm Microbiome of Bees
Herbicide May Harm Microbiome of Bees
Glyphosate perturbs the balance of gut bacteria in honey bees and increases the insects’ susceptibility to lethal infection.
Herbicide May Harm Microbiome of Bees
Herbicide May Harm Microbiome of Bees

Glyphosate perturbs the balance of gut bacteria in honey bees and increases the insects’ susceptibility to lethal infection.

Glyphosate perturbs the balance of gut bacteria in honey bees and increases the insects’ susceptibility to lethal infection.

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How Toxic is the World’s Most Popular Herbicide Roundup?
How Toxic is the World’s Most Popular Herbicide Roundup?
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 7, 2018
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is designed to be toxic to plants, but scientists observe some untoward effects on animals in the lab. 
The Best Multimedia of 2017
The Best Multimedia of 2017
Catherine Offord | Dec 27, 2017
Editors’ picks of the year’s best in The Scientist infographics.
Those We Lost in 2017
Those We Lost in 2017
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 27, 2017
The scientific community bid farewell to a number of luminaries this year. 
The New Species of 2017
The New Species of 2017
Jef Akst | Dec 27, 2017
A sampling of some of the fascinating critters identified by scientists this year
Top 10 Retractions of 2017
Top 10 Retractions of 2017
Retraction Watch | Dec 18, 2017
Making the list: a journal breaks a retraction record, Nobel laureates Do the Right Thing, and Seinfeld characters write a paper 
The Year in Science Policy
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
2017’s Science News in Review
2017’s Science News in Review
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
Hurricanes, protests, and lifesaving genetic engineering: our picks for the biggest stories of the year
<em>The Scientist</em>’s 2017 Gift Guide
The Scientist’s 2017 Gift Guide
Shawna Williams | Dec 1, 2017
‘Tis the season to be sciency.
European Commission Grants Five-Year License Renewal for Glyphosate
European Commission Grants Five-Year License Renewal for Glyphosate
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 28, 2017
The approval of the Roundup ingredient follows an extensive debate amidst conflicting evidence over the health effects of the world’s most popular weed killer.