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Author(s): Scully, Malcolm G Title: Taking the pulse of the Kalamazoo Source: Chronicle of Higher Education 47, no. 38 (Jun 1, 2001): p. B16
Abstract: Scully discusses the work by Jay C. Means, Charles F. Ides, and their colleagues at Western Michigan University to reclaim the Kalamazoo River. They are monitoring how contaminants flow through the river's watershed and are using sophisticated genetic techniques to study the effects of the contaminants on the organisms--including humans--that live in and around the river.