Researchers at Yale University published research in Molecular Biology and Evolution describing a new molecular analysis approach to quantify DNA changes that contribute to cancer growth.

Scientists from the United Kingdom may have identified several more environmental causes for cancer after evaluating the genetic data of over 12,000 cancer patients from National Health Service files. 

Bayer AG reached an $80 million settlement with Ohio to resolve environmental damage allegedly caused by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) made by the company’s Monsanto business, the state attorney general said on March 24.

Roche Vice Chairman Andre Hoffman is warning that short-term thinking is killing the planet and that corporations must engage in long-term sustainable strategies that limit any environmental harm.

Environmental factors appear to play a bigger role than genetics in shaping children’s risk for cavities, a study of Australian twins suggests.