Archive: 04/23/2008

Why fruit-eating bats eat dirt

“Don’t eat the green parts of tomatoes, cut the green off the potatoes.” Any child would know that eating these parts of vegetables is a bad idea. The reason behind this is that they contain secondary plant compounds ...

Apr 23, 2008 4.3 / 5 (10) 0

Freshwater herring had salty origin

East Africa’s Lake Tanganyika has a highly diverse fauna which closely resembles marine animals. A researcher at the University of Zurich has traced the origins of the freshwater herring of the Lake to a marine invasion ...

Apr 23, 2008 5 / 5 (4) 0