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Harbour Porpoise calves exposed to neurotoxic PCBs in mothers’ milk – BiOME Ecology Magazine
New study reveals mothers detoxify themselves by passing on most neurotoxic PCBs through lactation Harbour porpoise calves around the UK are carrying a more neurotoxic cocktail of PCBs than their mothers, as females unknowingly detoxify themselves by transferring the chemicals while feeding their young, new research reveals today. Published in the Science of the Total Environment …