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A Landmark Study On BPA Leaves Scientists at Odds
Conceived as a way to resolve differences between government regulators and academics over the chemical’s effects, the CLARITY-BPA collaboration instead highlights divisions.
A Landmark Study On BPA Leaves Scientists at Odds
A Landmark Study On BPA Leaves Scientists at Odds

Conceived as a way to resolve differences between government regulators and academics over the chemical’s effects, the CLARITY-BPA collaboration instead highlights divisions.

Conceived as a way to resolve differences between government regulators and academics over the chemical’s effects, the CLARITY-BPA collaboration instead highlights divisions.

endocrine disrupting chemicals
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.
Pesticide Residues Linked to Unsuccessful IVF
Kerry Grens | Oct 30, 2017 | 2 min read
Women who ate more produce known to harbor pesticides were less likely to succeed with fertility treatment than women who ate fewer of these fruits and vegetables.
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.
Opinion: Use Pollution Models to Support Stream Sampling
Jacelyn Rice and Paul Westerhoff | Jul 11, 2017 | 3 min read
Modeling gives insight to the critical role of streamflow conditions when assessing the concentrations of endocrine disrupting compounds.  
E.U. to Identify Endocrine Disrupters in Pesticides
Diana Kwon | Jul 6, 2017 | 2 min read
The proposed criteria for seeking out the chemicals were criticized by a number of groups, including scientific societies and environmental advocates.
Bacterial Biosensor IDs Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
Diana Kwon | Feb 2, 2017 | 3 min read
Using freeze-dried E. coli and disposable electrodes, scientists engineer a sensor that can quickly detect EDCs. 
Avoiding Endocrine Disruptors Drops Diabetes Risk: Study
Kerry Grens | Oct 27, 2016 | 2 min read
Based on epidemiological data, researchers estimate that reducing exposures to certain environmental chemicals could drop people’s chances of developing the disease.
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.
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | Feb 6, 2015 | 5 min read
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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.
Common Chemicals Damage Sperm
Bob Grant | May 13, 2014 | 2 min read
Researchers elucidate a molecular mechanism through which endocrine disrupting compounds compromise the viability of human gametes.
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