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July 25, 2005

Aquatic insects bugged by pollution

Have you seen a stonefly or mayfly lately? If you have, then chances are the water you found it in is relatively clean. Scientists at North Carolina State University are using the smallest residents of our rivers and streams to help assess a big concern: aquatic pollution levels.

Read more in this NC State University news release featuring Dave Penrose, an extension research associate in the College of Agriculture and Life SciencesDepartment of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

Posted by deeshore at July 25, 2005 01:11 PM