Category Archives for "interesting animals"

How Does Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Help You Live a Better Life?

Why Primitive Horseshoe Crabs are so Crucial and Handy Strategies to Help us Conserve them.

In this article, we’ll see how these horseshoe crabs have been used by traditional and modern cultures and learn a little bit about their biology and ecology. We’ll also see how horseshoe crab blood is used to make injections and other medical procedures safer for us. Read it on Medium.

What is the Intimate Connection Between Delicious Spot Prawns and Diseased Starfish?

Is the loss of starfish affecting the supply and price of our delicious spot prawns?

In this article, you’ll learn how the populations of both starfish and spot prawns also depend on 2 other species, sea urchins and kelp. And how the decline in the starfish population due to a wasting disease is affecting the supply of our spot prawns…More