Chemical Watch | Worm study suggests cadmium exposure has transgenerational effects

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Chemical Watch | Worm study suggests cadmium exposure has transgenerational effects:

Metal exposure appeared to have a greater effect on growth and behaviour in the second generation of worms. Cadmium was not the most toxic metal, but showed the greatest transgenerational effects, say the researchers.

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