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Toxic Algae Causing Dolphins to Develop Alzheimer’s

By Being Patient | June 17th, 2019

Scientists have found something troubling off the coasts of Florida and Massachusetts: The brains of beached dolphins are showing signs of beta-amyloid, the protein that accumulates in toxic levels in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and is thought to trigger nerve death. Dr. Deborah Mash discusses what her team’s findings could mean for humans.

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