Monsanto

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 The herbicide Roundup, which contains glyphosate. Roundup is manufactured by the Monsanto company, a unit of German pharmaceutical company Bayer, in St Louis in the US. Photograph: Steffen Schmidt/EPA

Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 millio(...)

A San Francisco jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer. Photograph: AP

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million dollars (€253 million) to a former school groundsman who claimed Monsanto’s popular Roundup weed killer (...)

Although 21st Century Fox has agreed a deal with Disney, the deal could still be gatecrashed by Comcast.  Photograph: AP

Goldman Sachs stands to make about $105 million (€90 million) for advising 21st Century Fox in its $71 billion asset sale to Walt Disney and for helpi(...)

UCD Smurfit Executive Development partnered with the Boston University Questrom School of Business because faculty member Prof Venkat Venkatraman (above) is an expert on the convergence of strategy and technology

Every business is now digital. Digital technologies and the data and insights they generate are changing why businesses exist and how they operate at (...)

A protester in  a pill-shaped costume demonstrates against Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto by German chemicals firm Bayer outside the World Conference Centre  in Bonn. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

In numbers: Goodbye, Monsanto €54 billion Sale price on Monsanto, the controversial US pesticides maker synonymous with GM food, to German chemicals (...)

 A protester wears a pill shaped costume bearing the names of Bayer and Monsanto during a demonstration against the takeover of US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto by German chemicals firm Bayer outside  the annual General meeting of  Bayer.  Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

The Monsanto company name, which has become synonymous with genetically modified food and as a longstanding target of environmental activists, will di(...)

Ryanair fell almost 2 per cent in Dublin to €16.32 amid lingering threats of industrial action. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/File Photo/Reuters

A robust bounce-back in Italian stocks helped lift European equities on Wednesday as investors recovered from the previous day’s sharp sell-off and di(...)

Bayer cleared the final major hurdle to its $66bn takeover of Monsanto on Tuesday as US antitrust authorities approved the deal, requiring $9bn worth of divestments

Bayer cleared the final major hurdle to its $66 billion (€57 billion) takeover of Monsanto on Tuesday as US antitrust authorities approved the deal, r(...)

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Photograph: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

The first study of exposure in adults to glyphosate, the most commonly used pesticide in Ireland, has found the general population is subjected to “lo(...)

There are a number of methods used to edit the DNA of any organism, and it is possible to be highly specific and precise when you go in to  make a genetic change

A quiet revolution is under way in laboratories across the developed world, one that has the potential to do nothing short of altering the course of h(...)

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