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“What we’ve been able to do is demonstrate that in a laboratory we can take ethanol and combine it to make butanol,” Dr. William Jones, a professor at the University of Rochester and study co-author, said. “It’s a step toward a more valuable fuel.”
The study focused on two common toxins: PCBs, an industrial chemical; and DDT, used in pesticides. These so-called “persistent” pollutants are not easily broken down and remain a health threat years after being banned.
Surveys have shown that the use of SSRIs in pregnant women is rising in the United States – from less than 6 percent in 1999 to 13 percent in 2003 – and (Susan Hyman) emphasized that the overwhelming majority of them do not have children with autism spectrum disorders.
With the reputation of U.S. for-profit colleges in tatters, one company has found a convenient way to circumvent regulation in this country: by operating primarily in overseas markets.
“We would not want people to feel guilty,” said (Susan) Hyman, a professor of neurodevelopmental pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
It’s almost like the Finger Lakes just hit the lottery — big time. “This is huge,” said Joel Seligman, who doubles as the University of Rochester president and co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council.