Plastics Up to No Good, Again.
How to Stop Plastics from Turning Your Unborn Boy Into a Girl
Of all the charges leveled at plastics: the health risks, the waste creation, the resource-intensive production–this one is definitely the strangest. New research suggests that if women pregnant with boys are exposed to certain plastics, it will alter the brains of their unborn children. And make them girlier.
According to the BBC, researchers have found that pregnant women who were in contact with phthalates, a chemical prominent in many prominent plastic products, subject their child to a bit of unintentional gender-bending… Read more at Planet Green.