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June 01, 2009 (Vol. 29, No. 11)


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This sounds like it could be the next in a long line of online dating sites, skipping the romance and frills and going straight for the biochemistry. (Why choose eHarmony, when you can attack love at its physiological core?) Well, don’t get too excited. This website is a very enticing page, but not because of any personal profile. Instead, it proclaims itself as “…your gateway to the environment and hormones…” Indeed, the homepage is a gateway to a plethora of information about the endocrine system, specific hormones, endocrine disrupting signals, and more. Hosted by the Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane/Xavier Universities, this website is nicely organized and up to date with conference information and news of interest to the field of environmental signaling. Whether you’re in the trenches of endocrinology research, or simply wondering what a phytoestrogen is, the information on this site should sate your hormonal hunger.
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