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Marine Mammals Lack Functional Gene to Defend Against Popular Pesticide

15:12 EDT 10 Aug 2018 | Laboratory Equipment

As marine mammals evolved to make water their primary habitat, they lost the ability to make a protein that defends humans and other land-dwelling mammals from the neurotoxic effects of a popular man-made pesticide, according to new research,
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