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Out of the frying pan…

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By Nicola Jones GENDER-BENDING chemicals that mimic the effect of oestrogen are common in sunscreens, warns a team of Swiss researchers who have found that they trigger developmental abnormalities in rats. “We need to do more tests to see how they might be affecting people,” says Margaret Schlumpf from the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Researchers know that chemicals which behave like oestrogen can cause health problems. They can have a dramatic effect on animals,