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University of Texas researchers design chip allowing mobile devices to see through walls

Madison Rupport EndtheLie As unbelievable as it sounds, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallashave created an imager chip for mobile devices which would turn an ordinary cell phone into something which can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper, … Continue reading

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Effects of early prepubertal exposure to bisphenol A on the onset of puberty, ovarian weights, and estrous cycle in female mice.

Nah et al. PubMed Central Abstract OBJECTIVE: Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used extensively to manufacture plastics and epoxy resin liners for food and beverage cans. BPA, with properties similar to estrogen, has endocrine-disrupting effects. In the present study, … Continue reading

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Jungle fungus eats plastic, beats cancer

Rady Ananda Activist Post Researchers have found the first endophytic fungus that eats plastic, and can use it as its sole food source even in an oxygen-free environment. [1] Pestalotiopsis microspora presents a massive bioremediation opportunity for landfills, where buried … Continue reading

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Carcinogenic Dioxin Set Free: EPA Kneels to Monsanto and Big Agriculture

Source: Natural Society Dioxin is the most toxic man-made chemical known regarding damage to health and the environment. ┬áThe EPA has withheld a study about dioxin for decades in order to protect large industries that produce dioxin while manufacturing herbicides … Continue reading

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Gender-bending chemical that ‘makes girls as young as three aggressive and hyperactive’

Source: Daily Mail A common chemical used in products ranging from baby bottles to CD cases could be causing girls as young as three to become hyperactive and aggressive, researchers have claimed. A study by leading U.S. scientists has found … Continue reading

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