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Scientists Discover Antidepressants In Ten Fish Species
8 months ago

A study of various fish species from the Niagara River has scientists concerned. Human antidepressants such as Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa and Sarafem are building up in fish brains. 

Antidepressants, found in human urine, are not stripped out by wastewater treatment.

Diana Aga, professor of chemistry at University at Buffalo, said in a statement from the University:

 It is a threat to biodiversity, and we should be very concerned.

Twitter users were quick to find humor in the situation:

But some acknowledged the seriousness of the findings:

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People don't dispose of medication properly and it ends up in our water 💦 ?

— badgurljewelry (@MCanuelleAdams) September 5, 2017