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Items Tagged with 'endocrine disruptors'


Study finds 175 dangerous chemicals in food packaging

July 15, 2014
As many as 175 chemicals that have certain hazardous properties are currently being used for manufacturing food contact packaging in the United States and Europe, new research warns.
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Intersex fish found in Northeastern US watersheds

July 10, 2014
The discovery of intersex fish -- male fish carrying eggs -- has spurred concerns that Pennsylvania waterways may be contaminated by endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
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Fracking chemicals can act as hormone disruptors, researchers claim

December 18, 2013
The team of scientists examined in laboratory conditions 12 chemicals that were commonly used in fracking and were either known to be endocrine disruptors or were suspected to have such properties.
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Transgenic tadpole detects water contaminants

February 12, 2013
French biotechnology company WatchFrog has created a transgenic tadpole that glows when it comes into contact with thyroid-disrupting compounds in water.
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