Tyrone Hayes + Penelope Jagessar Chaffer:
Tyrone Hayes + Penelope Jagessar Chaffer: O bebê intoxicado?

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A cineasta Penelope Jagessar Chaffer estava curiosa sobre os químicos a que era exposta quando estava grávida. Eles poderiam afetar seu bebê ainda não nascido? Assim, ela pediu ao cientista Tyrone Hayes que lhe informasse sobre um que ele estudou cuidadosamente: atrazina, um herbicida usado no milho. (Hayes, um especialista em anfíbios, é um crítico da atrazina, que apresenta um efeito perturbador no desenvolvimento de sapos.) Juntos no palco, em TEDWomen, Hayes e Chaffer contam sua história.

Tyrone Hayes studies frogs and amphibians — and the effects on their bodies of common farming chemicals. Full bio
Penelope Jagessar Chaffer made the film "Toxic Baby," exploring environmental toxins through interviews and surreal imagery. Full bio
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