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From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men

As part of the 2010 Young Environmental Scientists’ (YES) Conference, the Cary Institute hosted a talk by integrative biologist and National Geographic Society explorer Dr. Tyrone Hayes who is one of the nation’s leading experts on the effects of agricultural chemicals on hormones. His pioneering research examines how pesticides influence amphibian growth and reproduction, with an eye toward how these studies predict impacts in other wildlife and humans.