A team of researchers observed sea otters in California over a decade to investigate how the sea mammals use stone tools to crack open their meals. One of their findings claimed that sea otters might be right-handed.
Earth/Environment March 16, 2019
Traces of the opioid painkiller oxycodone, as well as antidepressants, a potentially carcinogenic chemotherapy drug, and surfactants used in detergents, were detected in mussels in Puget Sound. Is it still safe to eat shellfish?
Public Health May 27, 2018
Mussels from the Puget Sound have tested positive for oxycodone, which is an opioid. Scientists believe that the water likely got contaminated from wastewater treatment plants.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018
Montana is trying a new strategy to deal with zebra and quagga mussels. The state has trained dogs to detect the presence of these invasive species.
Animals November 13, 2016
A new waterproof glue, developed from proteins produced by mussels, could prove invaluable in repairing ships and advancing medicine.
Animals September 23, 2014
A team from MIT has created a new adhesive with proteins found in mussels and other shellfish. The adhesive substance they created is very strong, and waterproof.
Animals September 22, 2014
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