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Eating mussels three times a week boosts omega-3 levels

Eating mussels three times per week may bring about significant health benefits – such as reduced risk of cardiac arrest – thanks to their omega-3 fatty acid properties.

Eating mussels three times a week boosts omega-3 levels

Farmed oysters able to protect themselves from acidification

Oysters bred for fast growth and disease resistance are able to adapt their shell growth to protect themselves from environmental acidification, according to new research.

Farmed oysters able to protect themselves from acidification

£300k project explores role of feed strategies in parasite control

A new £300,000 study involving University of Stirling experts and a leading animal feed manufacturer is aiming to explore how certain feed ingredients can reduce infections in farmed fish.

£300k project explores role of feed strategies in parasite control

Routine sparring in boxing can affect brain performance

Routine sparring in boxing can cause short-term impairments in brain-to-muscle communication and decreased memory performance, according to new research.

Routine sparring in boxing can affect brain performance

Banning trophy hunting can have a detrimental impact, experts say

Experts have outlined “compelling evidence” that suggests banning trophy hunting can negatively affect conservation – arguing that unregulated killings are far more prevalent in non-hunting zones.

Banning trophy hunting can have a detrimental impact, experts say