Would you like to know more? —– Clokie, Millard, Letarov and Heaphy (2011) Phages in nature https://doi.org/10.4161/bact.1.1.14942
Scorpions are cool. You can read more about how they glow under ultra violet light here and here —– Jesslyn Shields, Howstuffworks “Why Scorpions Glow Under Black Light” https://animals.howstuffworks.com/arachnids/why-scorpions-glow-under-black-light.htm last accessed 6. february 2021 American Chemical Society. “Scorpions make a fluorescent compound that could help…
Want to learn more?: https://www.audubon.org/news/why-kiwis-egg-so-big Also, take a look at this egg-size comparison. —– Sam Dean “Why Is the Kiwi’s Egg So Big?” https://www.audubon.org/news/why-kiwis-egg-so-big last accessed 6. february 2021 Egg-size comparison on Wikipedia: https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bird_egg#/Size last accessed 6. february 2021
Antioxidants are a thing. If you want to read more about antioxidants in coffee specifically, this is a good starting point. For more general information on antioxidants, Wikipedia is a good place to start. —– Yashin et. al. (2013) Antioxidant and Antiradical Activity of Coffee…
Would you like to know more?read more at NCBI or Wikipedia —– NCBI: Dadachova and Casadevall (2008) Ionizing radiation: how fungi cope, adapt, and exploit with the help of melanin https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2008.09.013 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiotrophic_fungus last accessed 6. february 2021
Want to see more? Just google it, there are so many pictures! A lot of them are even colorized (most electron microscopes can’t show colors). Recent advances in eletron microscope technology has allowed researchers to produce some colors, see Sciencemag.org “See the first color images…
Microorganisms in food
Microorganisms are used a lot in food production. Wikipedias “List of microorganisms used in food and beverage preparation” currently lists 270 distinct microorganisms used for a variety of purposes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_microorganisms_used_in_food_and_beverage_preparation last accessed 6. february 2021.
Keep in mind that even though pregnant women should avoid direct contact with cat feces, this does not mean that they have to reduce cuddle time with their pet. This just gives them an excellent reason to ask someone else to empty the litter box….