Fishy Friday Fact Fri, Oct 6, 2006

Couldn’t resist posting something today. It’s been a busy few weeks! I have to admit I never really thought about using fish like miners used canaries once upon a time. It’s a clever way to detect toxins in the water at much lower levels than would potentially hurt humans. Get some computers involved to monitor the fish and blam! Instant cheap and effective early warning system. No more wondering if terrorists are poisoning water supplies. Good thinking. Update – 2006-10-06 14:01:10

My link appears to be broken - here’s a new one to the ever reliable CNN When a fish becomes a canary