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Alcohol Exposure Makes Fish Anti-Social


Science & Tech  (tags: Alcohol, Anti-Social, Fish Eggs, Psychology, Health )

Nancy
- 2778 days ago - news.discovery.com
At first glance, studying fish eggs may seem like an unusual approach to explore alcohol's health effects on humans. But scientists beg to differ.



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday February 14, 2011, 12:00 am
what the hell is wrong with these people? is this crap really necessary?
we already know alcohol turns us into idiots... really getting fish drunk has got to be about the stupidest thing ive ever heard.
 

Cindy C (125)
Monday February 14, 2011, 12:12 am
I CERTAINLY AGREE WITH YOU VICTORIA
 

. (1)
Monday February 14, 2011, 9:33 am
well. beings getting your puppy drunk is illegal now....
 

William Y (54)
Monday February 14, 2011, 1:15 pm
Tell me something I don't know.
 

Sylvia Walker (18)
Monday February 14, 2011, 1:24 pm
noted, they didn't need to experiment on fish eggs, have those "scientists" have ever been to a pub? They should have seen first hand the effects of alcohol on people.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Monday February 14, 2011, 2:41 pm
OHHH poor fish!!
 

Marian D (57)
Monday February 14, 2011, 4:08 pm
Victoria said it best. Why would you even do something like this?
 

Edgar Zuim (47)
Monday February 14, 2011, 4:44 pm
Do these scientists do not have anything better to do? The alcoholism makes people antisocial. You know why cockroaches do not cross a chicken coop? Here is a good subject for scientists occupy themselves. Let the poor fishes in peace.
 

Justin R (0)
Monday February 14, 2011, 5:56 pm
Another dumb experiment where thousands of hard-earned, hard-to-come Ėby tax dollars are wasted in form of grants to keep some idiotic scientists in business. Get rid of these dead-beats! Donít we have enough alcoholics which demonstrated for decades how anti-social they become? We know what alcohol does to the body and pregnant females or even alcoholics fathering children. This is outrages!

I encourage everyone to follow me and write to the University of Toronto and include a copy of this article. Demand to re-evaluation this individual.
Activists: put notices up in the campus, write in student papers and your local papers. Money is poured down the drain. Encourage sponsors to withdraw their support. Sponsors are usually listed on a plaque in the university or obtain info via Freedom of Information Act Canada.
Governments must pull all grants on such universities to teach them a lesson!
I feel sorry for the poor fish.
 

Marta B (45)
Monday February 14, 2011, 7:20 pm
thanks. Noted
 

Thomas Lee B (1)
Monday February 14, 2011, 9:59 pm
"Write up a proposal and we'll get a grant somewhere."
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Tuesday February 15, 2011, 1:58 am
Curiouser and curiouser! What on earth???? If they want to waste so much money on these dumb experminets that are telling them nothing new.. I have a better idea... They can dontate it to the Nicky M fund!

Thanks for this article, You were sure to get some reactions on this one Nancy!!
 

Geynell Eskite (68)
Wednesday February 16, 2011, 2:35 am
Alcohol "Changed their social skills". Are they serious? The poor fish probably felt like crap. I think research money could be better spent than forcing fish to live on a perpetual bender. We know alcohol causes birth defects, liver damage, personality changes, blah, blah, blah.

Now go get some stem cells and solve some REAL problems.
 
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