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    Something fishy has been confounding scientists for years: Male fish are developing female sexual characteristics in Lake Mead and other freshwater sources around the country.

    The U.S. Geological Survey recently released a four-page summary of more than a decade of studies linking wastewater chemicals to those changes. But a scientist who has studied the issue for years complains the report understated the danger of toxins at Lake Mead and elsewhere.

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    Thomas Torjusen - Dykkesidens far

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    SV: Contaminants change fish

    If I remember correctly, this was also discovered some years ago outside the coast of France. That time the scientists assumed the change to be related to a lot of sewage beeing dumped directly into the ocean, containing female hormons originating from Birth pills (p-piller).


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