Featured image: A Kodiak bear from southern Alaska enjoys a plant. In a strange twist of fate, they may actually prefer eating some plants to salmon.
Join us for this week’s news roundup: trees benefit megacities to the tune of $500 million a year! Kodiak bears may prefer elderberries to salmon. And, shipwrecks are slowly shifting under the ocean, due to mudslides caused by hurricanes (obviously) and winter (what?).
In other news:
- In a new medical development, we may be able to replicate human cancers in zebrafish and use these “avatars” to test our cancer drugs. Each fish would have a specific person’s cancer—radical, sadistic, but probably helpful for cancer patients.
- A team at Purdue University has invented a medical exam that fits on a piece of cardstock, including microfluid channels, a power supply (activated by the pressure of your fingers), and tests for anemia and liver function.=
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