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Popular Weed Killer Feminizes Native Leopard Frogs Across Midwest

Berkeley - Native male leopard frogs throughout the nation's Corn Belt are being feminized by an herbicide, atrazine, used... Read More

Pesticides Persist in Ground Water

MADISON, WI, JUNE 23, 2008– Numerous studies over the past four decades have established that pesticides, which are... Read More

Sex Genes Of Fish Disrupted By Common Household Products

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Traces of ordinary products, flushed and tossed away from millions of homes, gardens and garages, are... Read More

New study points to agriculture in frog sexual abnormalities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A farm irrigation canal would seem a healthier place for toads than a ditch by a supermarket parking... Read More

First evidence that weed killers improve nutritional value of a key food crop

July 8, 2009 -- Scientists are reporting for the first time that the use of weed killers in farmers’ fields boosts the... Read More

Substrate specificity

Definition noun A feature of an enzyme activity with regard to the kind of substrate reacting with an enzyme to yield a... Read More