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Animal Pharm: What Can We Learn From Nature’s Self-Medicators?

Self-medicating animals use plants and other surprising materials to improve not only their own health, but the health of their offspring.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water

Endocrine disruptors. They are the chemicals often found in pesticides and plasticizers (and detergents, food, toys, and cosmetics) that have been known to interfere with reproductive and immune function in both humans and wildlife. And now a new report highlights their prevalence in the Potomac River system–the primary source of drinking water for the Washington,…