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Caffeinated Seas: Unique Tracers for Wastewater-borne Contaminants

In the Long Island Sound estuary, researchers are using your coffee byproducts (caffeine, sucralose) to study pharmaceutical contaminants from wastewater treatment facilities. Constance SartorI am a Master’s student at the University of Guam. My current research interests are coral transcriptomics, microbiome characterization, and spatial epidemiology. I am also an artist and enjoy painting conservation-minded murals […]

Spawning Under the Influence: Drugs and Toxins Found in Salmon

You may think you’re familiar with the side effects of most common medications, but there are other, hidden side effects occurring beneath the surfaces of our oceans, lakes, and rivers. In this study, researchers brought these side effects to light by measuring a wide range of pharmaceuticals, drugs, and other manmade chemicals, in fish from […]

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