Tag: fish

Newborn fish can count, distinguish quantities

Newborn fish can count, distinguish quantities

Not only humans and birds, even fish know how to count at birth, or rather they know how to recognize numerical differences. This is indicated by the Italian research coordinated by Tyrone Lucon-Xiccato, of the University of Ferrara, and published in the journal Communications Biology. Conducted on newborn zebrafish, the study suggests the possibility that […]

A wreck in the Red Sea becomes an artificial reef

A wreck in the Red Sea becomes an artificial reef

The wreck of the British merchant ship Thistlegorm, sunk in the Red Sea in October 1941, has turned into a real artificial coral reef that permanently hosts a multitude of marine species: this is demonstrated by the data collected over eight years by tourists divers who have participated as volunteers in the ‘Scuba Tourism for […]

Fish in the Mediterranean diet already 9,500 years ago

Fish in the Mediterranean diet already 9,500 years ago

The prehistoric populations of hunters and gatherers who lived along the Mediterranean coasts for 9,500 years consumed large quantities of fish: their paleo diet, which until now was thought to be based mainly on terrestrial and non-aquatic resources, is rewritten by the analysis of the bones of 11 individuals found in the ancient Spanish cemetery […]

The first electrodes grown in the brain

The first electrodes grown in the brain

The lines between biology and technology become much more blurred, thanks to the first organic electrodes grown directly in the brain and other living tissue of zebrafish and leeches: the result, published in the journal Science by the Swedish universities of Link√∂ping, Lund and Gothenburg, opens in fact the road to a future of electronic […]

Coldiretti, 9 billion at the table for families

Coldiretti, 9 billion at the table for families

The increase in prices unleashed by the war in Ukraine will cost Italian families almost 9 billion euros in 2022 for food spending alone, due to the effect of inflation that mainly affects the weakest categories. This is what emerges from Coldiretti’s analysis, based on Istat data on Italian consumption and inflation trends in the […]

Record heat, icicles for animals at the Turin biopark PHOTOS and VIDEO

Record heat, icicles for animals at the Turin biopark PHOTOS and VIDEO

Fresh and tasty ice lollies for the animals guests of the Zoom biopark in Turin. It is not a publicity stunt, but a real solution against the record heat of these days, found by the people involved in the care of the animals themselves, the keepers. Obviously taking into account the different tastes in terms […]

Record heat, ice lollies for animals at the Turin biopark

Record heat, ice lollies for animals at the Turin biopark

Fresh and tasty ice lollies for the animals guests of the Zoom biopark in Turin. It is not a publicity stunt, but a real solution against the record heat of these days, found by the people involved in the care of the animals themselves, the keepers. Obviously taking into account the different tastes in terms […]

Coldiretti, for families a sting of 8.1 billion at the table

Coldiretti, for families a sting of 8.1 billion at the table

The increase in prices unleashed by the war in Ukraine will cost Italian families over 8.1 billion euros in 2022 for food spending alone, due to the effect of inflation which mainly affects the weakest categories. This is what emerges from Coldiretti’s analysis on the effects of price increases in the shopping cart, based on […]

Russia “hit” Japan with a new ban: what is known

Russia “hit” Japan with a new ban: what is known

Moscow suspends agreement Russia said it had restricted Japan’s right to fish near the Kuriles. / Photo: pixabay.com, Collage: Today The representative of the President of Russia in the Far Eastern Federal District, Yuri Trutnev, said that Russia would deprive Japan of the right to fish near the Kuril Islands. Russian media write about it. […]

Expensive diesel fuel: Vasto fishermen block ‘foreign’ fish

Expensive diesel fuel: Vasto fishermen block ‘foreign’ fish

(ANSA) – VASTO, MAY 30 – Fishermen from Vasto and Termoli block trucks with imported fish. It happened, this morning, starting at 10, in the port of Punta Penna, in the city of Vasto, where numerous seafarers arrived from Termoli and the place, stopped with boats for a few weeks as part of national protests. […]