February 26, 2021

Study suggests BPA-free plastics are just as harmful to health

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Posted by BeauHD from the contrary-to-popular-belief dept From Slashdot An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Plastic products that boast of being “BPA-free” aren’t necessarily any safer for us, suggests a new mouse study published Thursday in Current Biology. The chemicals used to replace BPA in these plastics can still leak out and affect […]

Valuable Caribbean spiny lobsters get their food from an unexpected source

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From PHYS.Org In the typical food web that most of us learned in school, the sun is the ultimate source of energy. Plants use energy from the sun to produce their own food via photosynthesis. Animals eat those plants or other animals. But in marine environments, some organisms instead get their energy from chemosynthetic bacteria, […]