May 12, 2010
Scientists at Texas Tech's Institute of Environmental and Human Health say their research may come in handy for the recent oil spill. Right now they're testing how contaminants similar to oil affect sea turtle cells.
"We could be wiping out a whole generation of sea turtles in the Gulf Coast," says Ron Kendall, Ph.D., and director of the Institute of Environmental and Human Health. It's not just endangered species. He says all wildlife are at risk.