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Researchers Discover Plastic-Eating Worms

Researchers Discover Plastic-Eating Worms

Over a trillion plastic bags are used every year, most of them eventually ending up in landfills and polluting the environment. Since the synthetic polymers that make up the plastic bags are mostly resistant to biodegradation, it has become necessary to look …Continue reading

Everyday Chemicals May Affect Brain Development, Including Foetal IQ

All vertebrates – from frogs and birds to human beings – require the same thyroid hormone to thrive. Every stage of brain development is modulated by thyroid hormone and, over millions of years, the structure of this critical hormone has remained unchanged. But, increasingly, …Continue reading