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Eels in River Thames hooked on cocaine

Cocaine is causing some eels in London’s famous River Thames to be “hyperactive”, new research by King’s College London shows.  A team of scientists at the university studied the composition of waste water entering the river from nearby sewers during storms, reports Fox News.  The experiment found traces of the drug within 24 hours of the overflow, The Independent reports.  Compared to other major cities, the level of cocaine entering London’s water system is much higher and more likely to be through users’ urine.  Read more...

 

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