Central Michigan University researchers are examining how freshwater mussels in the Great Lakes are affected by contaminants.
Biologists are testing the mussels with everyday contaminants found in things like shampoo and toothpaste. Continue reading
Zebra and Quagga mussels have wreaked havoc on the Great Lakes ecosystem by almost completely removing the tiniest plants and animals that are essential to the food chain.
Now researchers will test a new product that could hold the key to taking the ecosystem back.