Two Arrested In Conspiracy To Import Falsely Labeled Vietnamese Catfish
Washington, D.C. - Jun 7, 2007 18:22 EST
Two individuals, David S. Wong and David Chu, were arrested today in Chicago and San Francisco, respectively, for charges related to conspiracy to import falsely labeled fish, the Justice Department announced. The indictment, which was returned on May 24, 2007...
Study: Shark Cartilage 'Not An Effective Therapeutic Agent For Lung Cancer'
Chicago, Illinois - Jun 3, 2007 15:46 EST
In the first scientific study of its kind, shark cartilage extract, AE-941 or Neovastat, has shown no benefit as a therapeutic agent when combined with chemotherapy and radiation for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, according to researchers at...
Researchers Find New Species Of Sea Anemone In 'Whale Fall'
Columbus, Ohio - May 18, 2007 16:06 EST
Researchers cruising for creatures that live in the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean found a new species of sea anemone living in the unlikeliest of habitats -- the carcass of a dead whale.
A marine biologist would say that...
Mexico, U.S. In 'Tug Of Love' Over Newborn Killer Whale Found On Beach
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico - May 18, 2007 15:29 EST
A newborn killer whale found bleeding on a Mexican beach has become the center of an international controversy over whether she should stay in Mexico or be sent to a US marine theme park.
Mexican aquarium workers have been feeding...
FDA: Shark Cartilage Capsules Recalled Over Salmonella Fears
New York, New York - May 17, 2007 12:17 EST
NBTY, Inc. of Bohemia, NY, is recalling 3 lots of Shark Cartilage Capsules manufactured in 2004 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail...
Why Do Oysters Choose To Live Where They Could Be Eaten?
- May 3, 2007 18:19 EST
There are many reasons why living in dense groups with others of your own kind is a good idea. Oftentimes, aggregations of a species serve as protection from predators and harsh environments or may be beneficial to future reproductive success....