Mutant fish survive Hudson River Toxins!

Mutant Fish

It appears that our friends at NYC Resistor and Alpha One Labs may have some interesting neighbors – apparently some fish in the Hudson River have been mutating in order to evade the high levels of dioxin and other toxins in the water. http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/69976/title/Packing_away_the_poison

The problem, of course, is that as soon as something eats _those_ fish, they get an even heftier dose of the toxin – and so it goes. The article over at Science News is actually pretty interesting, and demonstrates how living systems can quickly evolve to adapt to new circumstances. As always, I am a sucker for mutant monsters and toxic waste…