The villain gets nastier
The toxin bisphenol A (BPA) is found in plastics, dental sealants and grocery receipts. It is a known hormone disrupter. But its impact on the hormones produced by the thyroid gland remain unknown. These hormones are essential for cognitive development of children.
FOR LONG scientists have warned about rapid destruction of corals. Rising ocean temperatures and marine pollution have been identified as the possible causes. Now scientists at Georgia Institute of Technology in the US have found another culprit—seaweeds.