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Andrea Gore

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How Environmental Contamination Has Changed the Course of Evolution

(23) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 1:04 PM

Since the beginning of the chemical revolution 70 years ago, over 80,000 man-made chemicals have been created, some making their way into the environment and posing a serious risk to both human health and wildlife. These chemicals have been classified by the Endocrine Society as endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and defined...

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Our Contaminated World

(52) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 12:09 PM

By the end of this month the FDA will announce whether to ban the use of bisphenol-A in food and beverage packaging. The chemical, also known as BPA, is already banned in the European Union, Canada, and for certain uses in 12 states in this country.

BPA is widely...

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