posted on Feb, 28 2007 @ 05:06 AM
Pollutants change 'he' frogs into 'she' frogs
Source Link: news.yahoo.com
PARIS (AFP) - Frogs that started life as male tadpoles were changed in an experiment into females by estrogen-like pollutants similar to
those found in the environment, according to a new study.
The results may shed light on at least one reason that up to a third of frog species around the world are threatened with extinction, suggests the
study, set to appear in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in May.
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