CSULB prof uses Sea-Monkeys to explor...

CSULB prof uses Sea-Monkeys to explore link between plastics, autism

There are 3 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Aug 26, 2010, titled CSULB prof uses Sea-Monkeys to explore link between plastics, autism. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

They are popular in science classes and as children's pets. Now the tiny brine shrimp, popularly known under the brand name Sea-Monkeys, are being used by a Cal State Long Beach professor to reveal clues to the causes of autism and Alzheimer's disease.

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petsm

Rosemead, CA

#1 Aug 27, 2010
this is an outrage... we must stop the senseless slaughter of the sea-monkeys...
lbFamily

Long Beach, CA

#3 Aug 27, 2010
Maybe he will study the rude parking practices of students who choose to park in the residential neighborhoods next.
Bill Francis

Los Angeles, CA

#4 Aug 28, 2010
Thank you for bringing this research to the public's attention. As President of the Board of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, Long Beach, I have been watching the growing data that speaks of the potential human health risks associated with improperly used and disposed of plastics.

This research is yet another piece of evidence that says we need to be very careful about exposure through contact or ingestion with these types of materials. This work, along with the Algalita research about accumulation of plastic in our world's oceans, says we really need to rethink how we package and deliver our food and water.

I am very curious about what the next research will show.

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