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Ancestors' exposure to DDT may contribute to obesity, study says

Ancestors' exposure to DDT may contribute to obesity, study says | Environmental Health | Scoop.it
Exposure to the pesticide DDT could be playing a role in high rates of obesity three generations later, a new study says.
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More evidence to suggest that even supposedly "safe" levels of exposure carry the potential for significant consequences in the future -- if not for you then for your decendents.

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This Week in PLOS NTDs and PLOS Pathogens: Climate Change and the Sand ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

This Week in PLOS NTDs and PLOS Pathogens: Climate Change and the Sand ... - PLoS Blogs (blog) | Environmental Health | Scoop.it
This Week in PLOS NTDs and PLOS Pathogens: Climate Change and the Sand ...
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However, design of a stable immunogenic recombinant Env protein complex has been difficult.
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The Human Being as Unwitting Research Object for Industrial Chemistry | Jennifer Sass's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

The Human Being as Unwitting Research Object for Industrial Chemistry | Jennifer Sass's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | Environmental Health | Scoop.it
There are a few excellent movies that are well-worth viewing if you are interested in the connection between environmental pollution and human health.
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