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Study Finds Steroids May Persist Longer in the Environment Than Expected

30 Sep

Read the full story from the University of Iowa.

Certain anabolic steroids and pharmaceutical products last longer in the environment than previously known, according to a new study led by the University of Iowa. The researchers found that the steroid trenbolone acetate, along with some other pharmaceutical products, never fully degrade in the environment, and in fact can partially regenerate themselves. Results published online in the journal Science Express.

 

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