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Genes mirror geography in Daphnia magna

Abstract<p>Identifying the presence and magnitude of population genetic structure remains a major consideration in evolutionary biology as doing so …

Ceriodaphnia

Seafood

The West Australian

‘Cooked alive’VideoShocking footage emerges of live exports out of PerthWARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT. Video of a ship bound for the Middle East shows …

U.S. Federal Courts

How Giant Prawns Could Fight Tropical Disease and Poverty

In 1986, after almost five years of construction, the Diama Dam was finally completed along the mouth of the Senegal River. The dam stopped saltwater from intruding upstream, thus creating a stable reservoir of freshwater for farmers and for Senegal’s capital city of Dakar.<p>But it also had …

Prawns are tasty way to prevent 'blood flukes' - Futurity

The river prawn, a natural predator of parasite-carrying snails, can curb the spread of schistosomiasis in West Africa, according to new research.

West Africa

Advanced composites may borrow designs from deep-sea shrimp

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - New research is revealing details about how the exoskeleton of a certain type of deep-sea shrimp allows the animal to survive …

How deep-sea shrimp survive super-hot water - Futurity

Some shrimp that live deep in the ocean are able to thrive in extremely hot water. To find out how, researchers took a very close look at their …

Purdue University
Seafood

Is Shrimp Good for You?

Recently, I received a good question from a reader: "Hi, Dr. C! In your book, The Adrenal Reset Diet, you suggest shrimp as a source of protein. I'm confused because I've heard shrimp is a bottom-feeder that contains bacteria, viruses and heavy metals. Should I eat it?"<p>The short answer is yes, …

Why Shrimp Cannons Are the Best New Way to Advertise LTE Speeds

Or, how to make insta-fried shrimp.<p>Japanese wireless company NTT Docomo wants you to know its new LTE network is fast.<p>How fast? Shrimp cannon fast.<p>Based on the concept, you might think this was a Geico ad directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi. Instead, it's a telecom company that shows us the step-by-step …

Shrimp pumped with gelatin: The latest bizarre China food scandal

Following reports of pond water meat, bleach-soaked pigs' feet and fake duck blood products, we now have to worry about steering clear of …

Solar Cells From Shrimp Shells

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p>Here's an idea: let's peel a big pile of shrimp and put the shells outside to rot under the blazing sun. Sounds pretty disgusting, but amazingly enough, those smelly shells are hiding a solar power secret. Some very imaginative researchers the from the School of Engineering and …

Lake Erie

Shrimp Burgers

Now that the weather has warmed up and the grill has once again taken up residence on the patio, I've been a grilling fool. I'm sure everybody has …

Cooking

Shady Shrimp Vendor In China Is Injecting Seafood With Gelatin

A vendor in Zhejiang, China is under investigation for pumping his shrimp full of what appears to be gelatin before bringing them to market.<p>According …

Seafood

Cargill announces $30 million investment in Ecuador shrimp feed facility project; enters into joint venture with Naturisa

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, July 21, 2015 Driven by a historical shift in food production with farmed fish surpassing global beef production for the first …

Agriculture

How shrimp farming wreaked havoc on Sri Lanka's coasts

We are not far from the ocean here. The air smells of salt and sulphur, of marine life. But the square of black, cracked mud in front of us, bounded …