endocrinology

Two Words: Plastics and Toxicology

August 26, 2010

The story of bisphenol A (BPA), the organic compound used to make the stiff plastic of water bottles, CDs and other consumer products, has been well told by the media. Once thought to be harmless to humans in the amounts used for plastic production, [Read more]

Up in the Air, Stressing Out

March 30, 2010

Jet lag is the perennial unwelcome companion of the air traveler, an experience that can make one’s mind feel like it was left back at the airport. That powerful disorientation has made jet lag a topic of interest for scientists, who have [Read more]