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Toxic Flame Retardants Found in Killer Whale Fat

Recently researchers have discovered toxic flame retardants in killer whale fat during autopsies. Killer whales have been found to contain flame retardant chemicals in their fat that can be passed on with birth. The retardants, known as brominated flame retardants (RFBs) have been found to

Japanese researchers discover bacteria that eats plastic

The world is sinking into pollution problem every day, and plastic (largely PET used almost in everything from clothing to plastic bottles) is one of the main contributors to the quandary. About 50 million tones of PET aka polyethylene terephthalate is produced globally every year,