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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
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Chemicals that can cause biological mutations are called mutagens.
-radiation -error in the DNA code -your mom
It is called evolution, and the key to evolution is mutations, which happen naturally in the environment, and not by force. Short Answer is Pollution.
Air pollution causes lung cancer UV radiation causes melanomas and basal and squamous skin carcinomas
Generally i find, factors like being in a museum, with one un-accounted genetically enhanced spider is a likely factor. also barrels of nuclear waste, falling of trucks can al…so increase mutation rates.
Temperature and thunder
Environmental. It's a virus.
radiation survival pressure
hi my friend . i think the carbonmonoxide gas and the tumors in the body which are congenital or by injury and the blood clots can also make abnormal growth of any tissue in t…he body . it`s just my feel which from i studied articles so far . thank u. bye
nuclear exposure. >.<
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.… Fortunately the atmosphere shields us from the worst ultraviolet light, and the Van Allen belt above that filters out cosmic rays and/or gamma rays, except around the north pole and south pole. The northern lights and southern lights are a result of these high-energy rays hitting the high atmospheric layers.
X-rays Tobacco Alcohol UV Light some viruses soot recreational drugs etc.......
nuclear waste dumped into water supply
It increases the odds of mutation.