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High Levels of PFAS Affect Immune, Liver Functions in Cape Fear River Striped Bass

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass. Two of those compounds – perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and Nafion byproduct 2 – are associated with altered immune and…

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Cockroaches Are Evolving So Fast They’re Becoming Nearly Impossible to Kill With Chemicals

By Elias Marat The common German cockroach, despite being a vile carrier of bacteria and disease, is truly an impressive creature. While a number of insects face a looming danger of extinction, many believe that the resilient roach—whose history stretches back to 300 million B.C.—could…

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