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View Resource Endocrine Disrupters: Questioning the Dangers of Synthetic Chemicals

This week's Topic In Depth focuses on the controversial subject of the effects of synthetic chemicals on hormonal systems and their potential impact on many aspects of human health. The first site (1) is a Why Files introduction to the endocrine system, the problem of endocrine disrupters, and what is being done to evaluate chemicals for endocrine disruption potential. Next is a Web site(2)...
View Resource Our Stolen Future

Based on the book, _ Our Stolen Future_, this website (first mentioned in the March 8, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for Life Sciences) provides information and updates regarding endocrine disruption. The site is produced by zoologist John Peterson Myers, one of the book's authors. _ Our Stolen Future_, originally published in 1996, "examines the ways that certain synthetic chemicals interfere with...