Earthworms like to eat some plastics, but side effects of their digestion are unclear

Journal Reference: Lei Wang, Yawen Peng, Yali Xu, Junjie Zhang, Chunguang Liu, Xuejiao Tang, Yuan Lu, Hongwen Sun. Earthworms’ Degradable Bioplastic Diet of Polylactic Acid: Easy to Break Down and Slow to Excrete. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022; DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c08066 Soil is becoming increasingly contaminated by fragments of plastic — especially microplastics less than 5 … Read more

I eat Taco Bell every day – NewsRaiser News in France and abroad

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A WOMAN said she eats Taco Bell every day because it’s cheaper than buying groceries – but people think it will make her sick. TikToker Eden shared a clip of herself chowing down on a Taco Bell burrito asking why she should even bother cooking. A TikToker Admits She Eats Taco Bell Everyday Because It’s … Read more

People with diabetes who eat less processed food at night may live longer

Journal Reference: Wenbo Jiang, Qingrao Song, Jia Zhang, Yunyan Chen, Hongyan Jiang, Yujia Long, Ying Li, Tianshu Han, Hongru Sun, Wei Wei. The Association of Consumption Time for Food with Cardiovascular Disease and All-Cause Mortality Among Diabetes Patients. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2022 DOI: 10.1210/clinem/dgac069 Mealtimes should be in line with the … Read more

California mice eat monarch butterflies

Journal Reference: Sara B. Weinstein, M. Denise Dearing. Harvest mice ( Reithrodontomys megalotis) consume monarch butterflies ( Danaus plexippus ). Ecology, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3607 In a new study, University of Utah biologists found that mice at California monarch overwintering sites can also consume monarch butterflies. Working at one of the largest monarch aggregations outside of … Read more

How to eat a poison butterfly

Journal Reference: Simon C. Groen, Noah K. Whiteman. Convergent evolution of cardiac-glycoside resistance in predators and parasites of milkweed herbivores. Current Biology, 2021; 31 (22): R1465 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.025 In high enough concentrations, milkweed can kill a horse, or a human. To be able to eat this plant, monarchs evolved a set of unusual cellular mutations. … Read more