Fluorescence method detects mercury contamination in fish

Posted by on February 20, 2017 12:51 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury that may be present in fish. High levels of the metal were detected in samples of swordfish and tuna. According to the conclusions of another study, mercury exposure is linked to reduced fetal and placental growth in pregnant women.

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