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Dining on roadkill, radioactive tuna, and aging

May 14, 2013

It now is legal to eat roadkill in Montana. Surprisingly, that is illegal in most states, including Texas. And no, armadillo doesn’t taste like chicken.

The bluefin tuna is one of the more over-fished species, and there is considerable interest in how to set catch limits and restore their numbers. Leaking radioactive material from the Fukushima power plant is providing a way to track their movement across the Pacific.

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered that they can significantly increase lifespan and vitality by reducing the effects of a hormone on the hypothalamus. In mice. (Cite.)

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