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From the Archives: Do you think their palms were clammy?

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Today's archival tidbit comes from Condensed Knowledge:

Scientist Peter Fong decided to dope up his research subjects "“ fingernail clams "“ by putting them on Prozac, which decreases the uptake of serotonin. In the bivalves' case, this led to an overwhelming urge for synchronous spawning, a boon for clam farmers and gawky teenage clams alike.

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