A new study by scientists at the University of Bayreuth en Alemania studied the impact of both BPA and its chemical cousin Bisphenol S (BPS) had on the nerve cells of goldfish.
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“We were surprised how many vital brain functions in fish are affected by the plasticizers used in numerous industries,” Elisabeth Schirmer, the first author of the study, said to News Atlas. “This damage, as we were able to show, does not occur immediately. sin embargo, when the brain cells are exposed to small amounts of BPA or BPS for a month, the damage is unmistakable.”
De acuerdo a un 2018 reporte, both BPA and BPS are used as color developers and many businesses make their receipts with these chemicals.
A police officer removes discarded plastic bottles from the polluted Tagaret River which flows into Uru Uru Lake, near Oruro, Bolivia, miércoles, abril 7, 2021. A cleanup operation began Wednesday in an effort to restore the lake to its natural beauty which has been overrun with plastic rubbish and other man-made waste. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)