Bee keepers and environmentalists have signed a legal petition asking EPA to ban a pesticide they hold responsible for massive bee deaths. The insecticide maker says that used properly, it's safe for bees. The USDA is investigating to discover the truth.
Since 1993 the Lemelson-MIT award has recognized and supported inventors whose designs improve lives. This year’s winner helped bring light, cook food and purify water for millions in poor countries.
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