Eating tropical reef fish? Beware of Ciguatera fish poisoning

Tropical toxin may be moving north into the Gulf of Mexico Credit: Laban712 Have a fondness for tropical reef fish for dinner? Beware of Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), say National Science Foundation-funded scientists. CFP is caused by the consumption of seafood, primarily reef fish, contaminated with ciguatoxins. When people eat these fish, they're exposed to … Continue reading Eating tropical reef fish? Beware of Ciguatera fish poisoning

The cutting EDGE of genomics

The Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE) program seeks to deepen our understanding of the relationship between genomes and phenomes Researcher Amy Hastings collects data on milkweed. 2017 EDGE program / Credit:¬†Anurag Agrawal, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University One of the greatest impediments to advancing humankind's understanding of the relationship between genomes and phenomes, … Continue reading The cutting EDGE of genomics