Remora fishes are famed hitchhikers of the marine world, possessing high-powered suction disks on the back of their head for attaching themselves in torpedo-like fashion to larger hosts that can provide food and safety — from whales and sharks to boats and divers.
Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in adolescents and young adults with uncontrolled asthma who are overweight or obese, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
When sea creatures first began crawling and slithering onto land about 385 million years ago, they carried with them their body armor: Scales. Fossil evidence showed that the earliest land animals retained scales as a protective feature as they evolved to flourish on terra firma.
Want to avoid cardiovascular ailments — including heart disease, congestive heart failure and stroke — as you age? A good plan would be to make sure your weekly menu includes one to two servings a week — ideally 104 a year — of fish.