Monday, August 2, 2010

BP Honcho Says He'd Gladly Eat Gulf Coast Seafood

Posted By on Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 7:00 AM


BP's COO says he'd eat seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. The AFP reports that Doug Suttles issued his statement of faith in Gulf seafood two days after Louisiana reopened 2,400 square miles of coastal water for fishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Louisiana have been testing the fish in the area, but questions remain on whether it's been enough.

Milk from cloned cows is being illegally sold in the UK. The Daily Mail said that the owner of a cloned cow admitted to selling the illegal milk.

Yellow as a lobster? In Rhode Island, yes. A rare yellow lobster was found in a fisherman's lobster pot in Narragansett Bay. According to the Associated Press, the genetic anomaly occurs in 1 in 30 million lobsters. No one will know if this yellow bug tastes different than his red brethren; fisherman Denny Ingram has opted to let the lobster live in a display tank at a Newport fisherman's co-op.

Early humans gained intelligence when they began eating meat. NPR takes a look at human evolution and the role an omnivorous diet played in brain growth.

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