Omega-3 fatty acid found in oily fish — such as salmon, mackerel and sardines — reduces production of IgE, the antibodies that trigger allergic reactions and asthma symptoms in people with milder cases of asthma.
This forlorn-looking face of a four-day-old zebrafish embryo represents a whole new avenue of research for geneticist Oscar Ruiz, who studies how faces and facial abnormalities develop at the cellular level.
There are fish that sing. Or drone like a bunch of loud kazoos, anyway. People living in houseboats in the San Francisco Bay have grown used to a low, strange hum that begins suddenly in the dark of the night and stops just as abruptly in the early morning.
Global fish production is approaching its sustainable limit, with around 90 percent of the world’s stocks now fully or overfished and a 17-percent increase in production forecast by 2025, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).