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BPA levels in US foods assessed for first time

Concerns over the gender-bending effects of plastic food packaging may be overstated, according to a new study in the Environmental Science & Technology. Measuring Bisphenol A (BPA) levels in a range of canned and plastic-wrapped foodstuffs, scientists found amounts that were almost 1,000 times lower than the “tolerable daily intake” levels set by the Environmental […]

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Male menopause mostly mythical




Although there has been a 400 percent surge in testosterone therapy prescriptions, European researchers say that the so-called male menopause (formally known as late-onset hypogonadism) is relatively rare, affecting only 2 percent of men. The new study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine, contends that most men who believe they are suffering a reduction […]




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All Hands To The Pumps! Here Comes The Sea




Just when you thought the news about climate change couldn’t get any worse, new projections suggest that the warming climate could melt the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets much sooner than previously thought, leading to a global sea level rise of at least 20 feet. The scientists behind the new research warn that if the […]




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Solar Contribution To Global Warming Set To Decrease




New research on the sun’s contribution to global warming is reported in this month’s Astronomy & Geophysics. By looking at solar activity over the last 11,000 years, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) astrophysicist, Mark Clilverd, predicts that the sun’s contribution to warming the Earth will reduce slightly over the next 100 years. This is a different […]




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