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Male Daphnia

Caption: Researchers exposed Daphnia to varying levels of an insecticide called pyriproxyfen. The pyriproxyfen exposure resulted in Daphnia producing more male offspring (like that seen here) and fewer offspring in total, with higher doses exacerbating both effects.

Credit: Gerald LeBlanc, North Carolina State University

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