Watch: A mom and a scientist talk toxins and babies
How does atrazine, a popular pesticide and estrogen-mimicking chemical, affect a growing baby? Watch this video to find out.
Fri, Apr 27 2012 at 8:00 AM
Like many expectant moms, filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer was curious about how the chemicals in her environment would affect her growing baby. She asked her friend, scientist Tyrone Hayes — an expert on the effect of pesticides on amphibians — to explain how a certain pesticides could affect her baby.
Onstage together at TEDWomen, Hayes and Chaffer tell the story of a mom and a scientist piecing together the effects of the pesticide atrazine on human development.
Check it out and let me know what you think...
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