News tagged with mollusk

Oldest US natural history museum offers rare peek

(AP) -- The Academy of Natural Sciences has never been one to brag. Its 225,000 annual visitors may associate the nation's oldest natural history museum solely with dioramas and dinosaurs, but behind the scenes there is ...

dateMar 24, 2012 in Other
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Researchers complete mollusk evolutionary tree

Mollusks have been around for so long (at least 500 million years), are so prevalent on land and in water (from backyard gardens to the deep ocean), and are so valuable to people (clam chowder, oysters on the half shell) ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Evolution
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Keeping oysters, clams and mussels safe to eat

Eating raw or undercooked mollusks may pose a safety hazard if they are harvested from waters polluted with pathogenic microbes, so U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are studying ways to enhance the food safety ...

dateApr 19, 2011 in Other
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