Glow In The Dark Snails Help Scientists Track Their Movements In The Night (Video)
Aug 24, 2013 21:01
Researchers from the ecology department in the University of Exeter have been studying how snails transmit a parasite called lungworm to dogs. Needless to say, it's a very slow and boring study.
Except not so much when they attached LEDs to the slugs to track their movements at night. The result you can see in the video is hundreds of snails with both LEDs and UV paint.
While the research may be boring, it is pretty important. Lungworm is potentially fatal to dogs, and it's not clear how they contract lungworm in the first place though it is certain snails are the ones giving them the parasite. [Hungeree via Colossal]
You might be familiar with the term digital currency. Digital currency is a very independent and noncentralized venture or manifesto that works in a very amazing fashion so that it can facilitate its users in the best possible way. Out of several digital currencies that are available for digital traders some have very reputed and well-known identity. Bitcoin cryptocurrency is one of these. Read more
Bitcoins are the most popular form of digital currency that is widely used by growing numbers of merchants worldwide. Many traders and investors also use this type of cryptocurrency because of its much faster and efficient payment method. Anyone can trade bitcoin as long as you have the fundamental knowledge about bitcoin trading. There is a lot of online trading web platform like kafila.org, and they can help you in your trading ventures. You must be cautious before proceeding as there is no room for mistakes in the bitcoin economy. Read more