They are common in everything from laundry soap to hair conditioner and eye-drops, and the father's exposure counts too, cautions new study
Ruth Schuster is Senior Editor at the Haaretz-TheMarker English Edition.
Schuster has worked in writing, editing and translation for English and Hebrew-language publications for more than two decades. She holds a BSc in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter and multiple pets and in her spare time, promotes animal rights.
The ruling hinges on an unfounded association between the hepatitis B vaccine and the onset of multiple sclerosis in France
As dangerous as resistant bacteria but less known, using the Hebrew University technique to detect tolerant bacteria may profoundly change the course of treatment.
Ibex are extremely adept at jumping and racing along the arid rocky terrain. So, it turns out, was the wolf
'Tough' corals in Gulf of Aqaba could survive the longest in warming seas, but only if pollution doesn't kill them first
Jury's out on whether the DNA modification by tea is good or bad, but either way, men showed no epigenetic effects from tea habit
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The back of 'Ostracon 16' bears orders to Elyashiv, the Judahite quartermaster at Tel Arad 2,600 years ago, from his friend Hananyahu
Unable to defend the city, Princess Eschiva fled the approaching Saladin forces into the lake, but after not being rescued, came back – and was allowed to go free
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