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Jet Fuel, Plastics Exposures Cause Disease in Later Generations; Reproductive Diseases, Obesity, Washington State University Study


1/25/2013 7:15:41 AM

Washington State University researchers have lengthened their list of environmental toxicants that can negatively affect as many as three generations of an exposed animal's offspring. Writing in the online journal PLOS ONE, scientists led by molecular biologist Michael Skinner document reproductive disease and obesity in the descendants of rats exposed to the plasticizer bisephenol-A, or BPA, as well DEHP and DBP, plastic compounds known as phthalates.


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