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Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease
Certain populations have been historically underrepresented in genome sequencing studies, but the NIH, private clinics, and 23andMe and other companies are trying to fix that.
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease

Certain populations have been historically underrepresented in genome sequencing studies, but the NIH, private clinics, and 23andMe and other companies are trying to fix that.

Certain populations have been historically underrepresented in genome sequencing studies, but the NIH, private clinics, and 23andMe and other companies are trying to fix that.

BPA
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A Landmark Study On BPA Leaves Scientists at Odds
Shawna Williams | Oct 26, 2018 | 6 min read
Conceived as a way to resolve differences between government regulators and academics over the chemical’s effects, the CLARITY-BPA collaboration instead highlights divisions.
BPA and Its Replacements Have Same Effects on Mice
Kerry Grens | Sep 13, 2018 | 2 min read
The plastic ingredients BPS and diphenyl sulfone cause chromosomal abnormalities, and the effects can last for generations.
BPA Exposure Alters Behavior and Brain Development in Mice: Study
Jim Daley | Mar 20, 2018 | 2 min read
The effects occurred after rodents consumed the chemical in levels 10- or 20-fold below the recommended daily dose for humans.  
FDA Report on BPA’s Health Effects Raises Concerns
Ashley Yeager | Feb 27, 2018 | 2 min read
The pre-peer review assessment finds the compound has “minimal effects,” but endocrinologists and others say key data have yet to come out.
Opinion: Toxic Time Bombs
Robert Martin | Sep 25, 2017 | 5 min read
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.
Effects of BPA Substitutes
Kerry Grens | Apr 11, 2016 | 4 min read
Two studies add to the evidence that replacements for the plastic additive affect cells and animals in the same, untoward ways as bisphenol A.
BPA Disrupts Zebrafish Neurogenesis
Tracy Vence | Jan 15, 2015 | 1 min read
Exposure to bisphenol A or its alternative, bisphenol S, reduces the generation of new neurons in the embryonic animal’s hypothalamus, according to a small study.
BPA Dangers in Pregnancy?
Edyta Zielinska | May 28, 2013 | 1 min read
Pregnant mice exposed to the chemical used in many plastics have offspring with behavioral abnormalities.
US Doesn’t Ban BPA
Jef Akst | Apr 2, 2012 | 1 min read
The FDA announces that BPA will continue to be permitted in food and beverage containers.
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