TAG-A-Giant Media Coverage


March 24, 2014 - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences publishes findings that crude oil causes developmental abnormalities in large marine fish

National Public Radio: Why the Exxon Valdez spill was a eureka moment for science

The New York Times: Fish embryos exposed to oil from BP spill develop deformities, a study finds

The Washington Post: Deepwater Horizon oil left tuna, other species with heard defectes likely to prove fatal

LA Times: Oil spilled in Gulf of Mexico causes heart problems in developing tuna

CNN: Gulf oil may be big trouble for big fish

TIME: The BP oil spill may have caused heart defects in tuna and amberjack


February 13, 2014 - TRCC published in Science
Crude Oil Impairs Cardiac Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Fish

BBC News: Tuna hearts 'affected by oil spill'

Los Angeles Times: Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest

Huffington Post: Tuna hearts likely damaged by Gulf oil spill disaster: Scientists

Grist: Oil spills break fishes' hearts

Yahoo News UK & Ireland: Tuna study revelas oil pollution causes heart problems

The Times-Picayune: BP Deepwater Horizon spill oil causes heart damage that can kill tuna, new study finds

Phys.org: Scientists discover mechanism of crude oil heart toxicity

Der Spiegel: Folgen von Deepwater Horizon: Rohöl löst Herzversagen bei Thunfischen aus

The Fish Site: Scientists discover caus of heart failure in fish exposed to oil spills