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The poisonous pee byproducts lurking in swimming pools. - Seriously, Science?

blogs.discovermagazine.com Published: March 11, 2014
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Peeing in the pool, although considered a gross social faux-pas, seems harmless enough, right? And so much easier that getting out of the pool, drying off, and trekking to the nearest toilet. But what happens when the uric acid in your pee reacts with the chlorine and other chemicals in pool water? In this study, researchers from China Agricultural University and Purdue University studied the chemical byproducts that form when pee meets pool.



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