Study: Polar bear brains have high levels of environment toxins
from Nature World News coverage of research published in ET&C
Polar bear brains have significant levels of PerFluoroAlkyl Substances, a kind of environmental toxins that are known to cause cancers and affect reproduction, a new study reported. The study was conducted by researchers at the Carleton University in Canada and Aarhus University in Denmark who found that at least eight brain regions of polar bears had significant amount of several PFASs including perfluorooctane sulfonate as well as several compounds of the perfluorinated carboxylate.
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