Seed magazine bails on Bhopal story

Effects of methyl isocyanate (MIC) on the body

Seed magazine declined to publish a science fact article about continuing contamination and health problems in Bhopal, 25 years after a devastating gas leak at the insecticide factory, because it might affect an advertising contract.

The image to the left shows how methyl isocyanate can harm the body. [Image from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency]

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