Friday, November 07, 2008

Revenge of the test tubes???

When I was involved in research I never kept anything in plastic containers because I thought something could leach out and affect my results. I wish I did this research 15 years ago....arrgh!

The compounds [leaching out of plasticware] can have "potent effects" on enzymes and proteins, inhibiting the activity and binding properties of molecules
This potentially means that many scientific conclusions are in fact not true at all...THIS IS HUGE! What about forensic evidence????

To read the whole story, click HERE