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October 20, 2018
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BPA can induce multigenerational effects on ability to communicate

Findings could shed light on human health concerns and autism COLUMBIA, Mo. – Past studies have shown that biparental care of offspring can be affected negatively when females and males are exposed to bisphenol A (BPA); however, previous studies have … Continue reading

March 6, 2014
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Donau so bunt: Mehr Plastikmüll als Jungfische in Europas zweitgrößtem Fließgewässer

Alarmierende Ergebnisse liefern LimnologInnen der Universität Wien: Sie führten im Zuge eines Forschungsprojekts über Jungfische in der Donau erstmals eine Mengenabschätzung der Plastikfracht in Europas zweitgrößtem Fließgewässer durch und fanden heraus, dass die Donau in den Uferbereichen zwischen Wien und … Continue reading

February 9, 2014
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Are developing heart valves sensitive to environmental chemicals?

Baltimore, MD — Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupters, such as bisphenol A, which mimic estrogen, is associated with adverse health effects. Bisphenol A is commonly found in plastic bottles and plastic food containers. New research from a team including Carnegie’s … Continue reading

January 23, 2014
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Plastiktüte, Plastik und ihre Alternativen

In Europa wird der herkömmlichen Tüte der Kampf angesagt – zu Recht Plastiktüten haben unendlich viele Aufgaben: Von der Mülltüte über die Einkaufstragetasche oder die Schulbrottüte bis hin zum europaweiten Symbol für Verschwendung und überflüssigen Müll. Ihre Stärken sind Stabilität, … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Bisphenol A Affects Sex-Specific Reproductive Behaviors in a Monogamous Animal Species, Says MU Researcher

Animal Findings Suggest That Gender May Also Influence Chemical Exposure Risks for Humans COLUMBIA, Mo. — Parents, teachers and psychologists know boys and girls behave differently. However, that difference isn’t taken into account by most methods used to assess the … Continue reading

April 23, 2012
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Green-Glowing Fish Provides New Insights into Health Impacts of Pollution

Understanding the damage that pollution causes to both wildlife and human health is set to become much easier thanks to a new green-glowing zebrafish. Created by a team from the University of Exeter, the fish makes it easier than ever … Continue reading

November 29, 2010
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Study Suggests That Being Too Clean Can Make People Sick

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Young people who are overexposed to antibacterial soaps containing triclosan may suffer more allergies, and exposure to higher levels of Bisphenol A among adults may negatively influence the immune system, a new University of Michigan School of … Continue reading

October 3, 2010
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Plastic Kitchenware: Use At Your Own Risk

Plastic dishes and packaging were very rare during the Soviet times. Practically all Russians remember the time when groceries were packed in grey or brown paper. Soviet food stores did not even use polyethylene film: sausages, butter, fish and even … Continue reading