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Horseshoe Crab Behavior Impacted By Biomedical Bleeding
2014-02-26 06:56:44

New research indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes causes short-term changes in their behavior and physiology that could exacerbate the crabs’ population decline in parts of the east coast.

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2011-05-20 09:20:58

Liquid crystal droplets could replace horseshoe crab blood in common endotoxin test.

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2010-10-20 08:55:54

Sensor uses frog peptides to test for drug and medical device contamination.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.