Bioscience

Menopause researcher discovers nontoxic chemical that causes infertility in rats

May 27, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ScienceDaily] – When scientist Loretta Mayer set out to alleviate diseases associated with menopause, she didn’t realize her work could lead to addressing world hunger and feeding hundreds of millions of people.

The Northern Arizona University researcher and her colleagues at NAU and the University of Arizona identified a nontoxic chemical technology that when applied to rodents, caused infertility in rats, which feast on crops intended for human consumption.

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