Category: Medicine


Fate of Migrating Red Knots Tied to Horseshoe Crabs

Will tiny red knots breeding in arctic Canada’s wind-swept tundra become extinct? That depends on horseshoe crabs living in Delaware Bay, 4300 miles away.

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Horseshoe Crabs May Have Saved Your Life

If you’ve ever received a flu shot or intravenous medication, or if you have a pacemaker, a horseshoe crab may have saved your life.

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