Mood-boosting drugs make unhappy fish
Drugs called antidepressants find their way into lakes and streams, affecting the behavior of fish living there in unexpected ways
By Jennifer Cutraro, 00:00 AM January 8, 2009
Scientists recently did experiments on several species of freshwater fish to see how they reacted to antidepressants in their water. Normally a bottom-dwelling species, this bass exposed to antidepressants started swimming at the surface, partially out of
|Clemson University’s Institute of Environmental Toxicology|
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