Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk

Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk The European Food Safety Authority orders review in to the research, conducted at a French universityRussia”s decision could be followed by other nationsExperts at the University of Caen conducted an experiment running for the full lives of rats – two yearsThe findings found raised levels of breast cancer, liver and kidney damageThe same trials also found minuscule amounts of a commonly used weedkiller, Roundup Both the GM corn and Roundup are the creation of US biotech company Monsanto

"Beige fat" discovery could speed up development of obesity treatments

'Beige fat' discovery could speed up development of obesity treatments Beige fat burns calories like brown fat, while white fat stores energy | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 12 July 2012 Beige fat is now seen as a key target for new strategies to fight the obesity epidemic A newly discovered type of 'beige' fat could speed up the development of obesity treatments.

From an inventor of Viagra, a spray to help love last beyond a moment

From an inventor of Viagra, a spray to help love last beyond a moment | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 15 June 2012 Pocket-sized solutions: The Tempe spray helps prevents premature ejaculation He put smiles on millions of faces when he helped invent Viagra.