Study of Roundup Herbicide: Junk Science

news_views_icon“Is Glyphosate Poisoning Everyone?” by Derek Lowe.
I’ve had a few people send along this article, on the possible toxicological effects of the herbicide glyphosate, wondering what I make of it as a medicinal chemist. It’s getting a lot of play in some venues, particularly the news-from-Mother-Nature outlets. After spending some time reading this paper over, and looking through the literature, I’ve come to a conclusion: it is, unfortunately, a load of crap.  Read the full article on Corante.

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