Janet Raloff

Aug. 06, 2010

BPA in Store Receipts

Bisphenol-A, a building block of plastics that has been identified as a hormone mimic, may be in your store receipts.

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Mar. 26, 2010

Chemistry Roundup

The environmental impact of eating less meat, BPA in seawater, and an update on cold fusion research -- we'll go behind the scenes at this week's American Chemical Society meeting.

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