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A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Georgia—From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. Continue reading A mysterious algal toxin may offer clues to human neurodegenerative diseases

Scrambling birds’ brains: Could this toxic algae offer clues to human diseases?

J. STROM THURMOND LAKE, Ga. – From their perch in a loblolly pine, two bald eagles swoop low over a floating flock of wintering coots. Most of the water birds scatter, but a few are left struggling on the surface. They flail on Continue reading Scrambling birds’ brains: Could this toxic algae offer clues to human diseases?