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Mutagens are chemical or physical factors that increase the rate of mutation. Some are natural, and some are synthetic.

Some examples of mutagens are:
- Cosmic rays
- Some viruses
- Harmful atomic radiation
- Recreational drugs
- Tobacco
- Alcohol
- Pesticides
- Asbestos
- Soot
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What are causes of mutations?

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What are some environmental factors that can cause mutations to occur?

The Sun's high-energy rays, like ultra-violet light, cosmic or gamma rays, and so forth can cause mutations. Harmful chemicals in the bloodstream may cause mutations, as well.
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