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Apr 26, 2016 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At least some sea animals that regularly feed on the algae seem to experience a temporary high.
Jan 25, 2016 09:55 AM ET // AFP
Clothing, footwear to backpacks, tents and sleeping bags contain chemicals hazardous to the environment and human health.
Dec 14, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Brain scans of stranded marine mammals reveals they were suffering from an Alzheimer’s-like condition caused by toxic algal blooms.
Oct 13, 2015 03:28 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The fabric could be made into a T-shirt that's able to sense air quality and then deliver an alert to your smartphone. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
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