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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals can Adversely Affect Reproduction of Future Generations of Fish

March 24, 2015

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. Often, aquatic environments such as rivers and streams become reservoirs for contaminants, including BPA. Now, University of Missouri researchers and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have determined that fish exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals will pass adverse reproductive effects onto their offspring as many as three generations later. These findings suggest that BPA could have adverse reproductive effects for humans and their offspring who are exposed to BPA as well.  Full Story
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Ultimate Fighting Championship Should Save Heavyweight Fights for Pay Per View, Research Suggests

UFC ticket sales and live audience sizes do not differ based on which fighters are performing at events

March 24, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts league, has experienced large growth in popularity and economic success in recent years. UFC has achieved this success by marketing to fans who attend live fighting events and who purchase Pay Per View (PPV) options to watch UFC events on television. Now, a [...]  Full Story
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