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Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Traces of anxiety drugs may make fish act funny

Scientists at a Swedish university are publishing a study in Science magazine that maintains exposing perch to traces of the anti-anxiety drug benzodiazepine had an observable effect on the fish. The drug levels mimicked those found in downstream from a wastewater treatment plant.

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