New bits: Common weedkiller causes extra sex organs in frogs
Tue, 16 Apr 2002 18:49:51 +0000
Here are some of the tidbits:
* Atrazine is the most commonly used weed killer in
* The Environmental Protection Agency permits up to
3 parts per billion of atrazine in drinking water.
* Hayes' team found it affected frogs at doses as
small as 0.1 part per billion.
* "I'm not saying it's safe for humans. I'm not
saying its unsafe for humans. All I'm saying is it
that it makes hermaphrodites of frogs."
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