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Plastics 'Feminizing' Baby Boys

In utero exposure linked to different behaviors

(Newser) - Pregnant women's exposure to plastics is "feminizing" the baby boys they give birth to, researchers have found. Heightened in utero exposure to plastics is linked to reduced interest by boys in "rough and tumble" play and also to more typically masculine toys, like trucks, trains and guns, found... More »

Burgeoning Saudi Firm Snags GE Plastics

$11.6B deal is Gulf region's biggest ever

(Newser) - A Saudi chemical company will take over General Electric's plastics division in a deal worth $11.6 billion, the companies said today. Saudi Basic Industries Corp., or Sabic, beat out Dutch-owned Basell for GE Plastics, which was put up for sale in January. The purchase, the largest ever by a... More »

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