Alison Connolly and Dr Marie Coggins,  both from the School of Physics at NUI Galway   who carried out the research. Photograph: NUI Galway.

Professional horticulturalists and regular gardeners are not exposed to significantly high levels of the weedkiller glyphosate, a study by scientists (...)

 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 (...)