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Advice for Getting Published

In this episode, Caitlin and Aaron talk with Andrea Gore, Ph.D., from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Gore has published more than 150 articles and is a past Editor-in-Chief of the journal Endocrinology. Here she talks about what makes for a well-written scientific paper and about the peer review process: what to expect and how to understand the feedback from editors.

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Environmental Contamination

Is your house making you sick?

Could the everyday objects in your life be making you sick, fat or infertile?

Chemicals called endocrine disruptors have crept into plastic packaging, kid’s toys, detergents, building materials, even your favourite couch.

They can interact with your body’s hormonal system and some scientists are concerned about their impacts on your health.

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Turtles & Tortoises

We Are All Tortoises

When it comes to climate change, reptiles and humans alike need a healthy and biologically diverse world to thrive Scientific AmericanBy Andrea C. Gore on March 22, 2019We Are All Tortoises The carcasses of five tortoises lie in a makeshift morgue in the shed. These were among 63 eastern box tortoises seized at JFK airport

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Environmental Contamination

Avoiding Toxic Consumption During the Holidays

Opinion Avoiding Toxic Consumption During the Holidays By Andrea Gore November 20, 2018 Would you voluntarily expose yourself to hundreds of chemicals, many untested? You might be surprised to learn that you, your family and even your pets are doing exactly that. Over 150,000 chemicals have been synthesized since World War II. At that time,

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Environmental Contamination

Formerly Known As Food

Formerly Known As FoodHow the Industrial Food System Is Changing Our Minds, Bodies, and Culture Hardcover – June 19, 2018 by Kristin Lawless Sustainable Literature Commitee’s 2018 Green Prize Winner • One of Bustle’s “17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In June 2018” • One of The Revelator’s “16 New Environmental Books for June” •

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EDC's

How Do Endocrine Disruptors Affect Your Health?

Some everyday compounds can interfere with the proper function of our hormones. Such endocrine disruptors can have profound impacts on health.

Sperm counts have been falling around the world for the last several decades. In some regions, such as Europe and North America, the counts are down as much as 60 percent. What could account for this dramatic drop?
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Introduction to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

Introduction to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) A Guide for Public Interest Organizations and Policy-Makers by Andrea C. Gore, PhD, David Crews, PhD, Loretta L. Doan, PhD, Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH, Heather Patisaul, PhD, and Ami Zota, ScD, MS To raise global awareness about endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) the Endocrine Society and IPEN have joined together

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Environmental Contamination

How Environmental Contamination Has Changed the Course of Evolution

THE BLOG 10/05/2012 01:04 pm ET Updated Dec 05, 2012 How Environmental Contamination Has Changed the Course of Evolution By David Crews and Andrea Gore Since the beginning of the chemical revolution 70 years ago, over 80,000 man-made chemicals have been created, some making their way into the environment and posing a serious risk to

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Environmental Contamination

Our Contaminated World

Huffington PostTHE BLOG 03/19/2012 12:10 pm ET Updated May 19, 2012 Our Contaminated World By David Crews and Andrea Gore By the end of this month the FDA will announce whether to ban the use of bisphenol-A in food and beverage packaging. The chemical, also known as BPA, is already banned in the European Union,

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