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"A decline on that scale over a period of just 10 years came as a complete surprise to us," said one researcher, "but fits the picture presented in a growing number of studies."
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In urine samples, residues of various plastic ingredients were found in 97 to 100 percent of the children examined.
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In an unprecedented move, Germany's Central Council of Jews is backing a proposal to republish Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic tract, Mein Kampf , outlawed in the country since the end of the Second World War. While many German Jews oppose the move, others say it would help educate future generations about the evils of Nazism. From an editorial: "Poisonous ideas need to be confronted, not silenced."