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Thu September 23, 2010
Under the Microscope: September 23, 2010
“Call of the Wild” kicks off the first part of a bear series. Follow KBIA’s Margaret Berglund as she traps bears, explains the Science behind new bear research and explores the controversy surrounding bear-hunting. Lead author of MU’s Bisphenol A study talks about the health implications of this toxic chemical found in plastics.
Hosted by Rebecca Wolfson
First, MU researchers released a study on Monday that offers new evidence about the detrimental health effects of Bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastics like baby bottles, food containers, and even register receipts.
Also, bears have made a comeback in Missouri. Listen to hear a new study of the state’s bear population and the controversy surrounding bear-hunting.