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Findings have implications for brake pads, copper mines Minute amounts of copper from brake linings and mining operations can affect salmon to where they are easily eaten by predators, says a Washington State University researcher. Jenifer McIntyre found the metal affects salmon's sense of smell so much that they won't detect a compound that ordinarily alerts them to be still and wary. "A copper-exposed fish is not getting the information it needs to make good decisions," says McIntyre,...
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