Sort by Published at Most Viewed. However, he says, that there are certain conditions in which that chemical could accumulate to unacceptably high concentrations—when you have a really crowded pool, for example. Get Science News headlines by e-mail. To take the results to the limit, we'll take the highest concentrations of uric aid for the smallest amount of urine to get the highest reasonable concentration: Like Europe, Borneo hosted Stone Age cave artists. Marijuana may change the decision-making part of teen brains.
That substance has recommended exposure limits from the World Health Organization and is also considered a chemical warfare agent.
This is what happens when you pee in the pool
While eating, these tiny worms release chemicals to lure their next meal. Email us at ask popsci. Hubble has been busy since coming back online. Loneliness is bad for brains. With each swimmer urinating an average of 50 milliliters, or about enough to fill a shot glass, the pool would contain only about 12 micrograms per liter of cyanogen chloride.