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MU Purchases KWWC-FM from Stephens College; Increases News, Music Coverage for Mid-Missouri

Oct. 31, 2014

Officials from the University of Missouri and KBIA-FM today announced the purchase of 90.5 FM (KWWC-FM) from Stephens College in Columbia, pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  Full Story

Thermal Paper Cash Register Receipts Account for High Bisphenol A (BPA) Levels in Humans, MU Study Finds

Using skin care products dramatically accelerates BPA absorption

Oct. 22, 2014

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that is used in a variety of consumer products, such as water bottles, dental composites and resins used to line metal food and beverage containers, and also is used in thermal paper cash register receipts. Now, research conducted at the University of Missouri is providing the first data that BPA from thermal paper used in cash register receipts accounts for high levels of BPA in humans. Subjects studied showed a rapid increase of BPA in their blood after using a skin care product and then touching a store receipt with BPA.  Full Story
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