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Research Proves 'Gender-Bending' Chemicals Affect Reproduction


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New research proves that 'gender-bending' chemicals, which leach from human products into rivers and oceans, can have a significant impact on the ability of fish to breed. The study has important implications for understanding the impacts of these chemicals.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) affect hormones. They are found in products ranging from contraceptive drugs to liquid detergents.


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