Toxic Baby

Filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer was curious about the chemicals she was exposed to while pregnant: Could they affect her unborn child? So she asked scientist Tyrone Hayes to brief her on one he studied closely: atrazine, a herbicide used on maize. Onstage together at TEDWomen, Hayes and Chaffer tell their story.

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  1. Ethical Co-op » Blog Archive » Maize, onions, and a trip to the Himalayas

    [...] In this week’s video from TEDWomen, filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer became curious about the chemicals she was exposed to while pregnant, and in particular atrazine, a commonly used herbicide used on maize. View it here. [...]