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DNA in lip-rimmed bat droppings reveals unexpected eating habits

Hypothetical approach of a sleeping white-necked Jacobin, Florisuga mellivora, to the fringed bat, Trachops cirrhosus. Photo credit: Amy Koehler Poop is full of secrets. For scientists, digging in the droppings provides insight into animal nutrition and is particularly useful for understanding nocturnal or rare species. When animals eat, prey DNA travels all the way through the animals’ digestive tract and …

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The Chinese family of nine dies after eating poisonous noodles

Nine members of the same family in China died after eating spoiled noodles that had been kept in the freezer for almost a year. The family, who live in northeast Heilongjiang Province, ate the homemade corn noodles for breakfast on October 5, the Independent said, citing a state media report. Chinese noodles with braised pork chop (iStock) Fermented cornmeal noodles …

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In Newsom’s office, the key is to keep masks between bites while eating

October 9, 2020Updated: October 9, 2020, 3:30 p.m. California Governor Gavin Newsom wears a protective mask on his face while speaking to reporters at Miss Ollie’s Restaurant in Oakland, California on June 9, 2020. Jeff Chiu / Associated Press On October 3, Governor Gavin Newsom’s office tweeted a COVID-19 policy that some people found a little strange. “Go out to …

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A man died after eating a bag of black liquorice every day

He has not had any heart problems in the past. He regularly went for walks with his dog and, according to his doctors, worked as a physically demanding construction worker. Then, in January 2019, he collapsed at a McDonald’s and died. The likely culprit? Black licorice, according to the doctors who treated it, who this week published their results on …

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Amelia Gray Hamlin says the doctor warned she would be dead in 4 months from an eating disorder

Amelia Gray Hamlin, the daughter of actor Harry Hamlin and Real Housewives star Lisa Rinna, vividly remembers the one day that changed her life forever. The model was in the midst of her eating disorder when her family, including older sister Delilah Belle Hamlin, intervened. “I woke up one morning at my childhood best friend,” the 19-year-old recalled the latest …

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Ancient marine reptile died after eating on another titan

More than 230 million years ago, a giant, dolphin-like marine reptile known as the ichthyosaur devoured its last meal – a creature almost its size – and died a short time later. In its belly was the body of a lizard-like water reptile called the thalattosaur, whose head and long tail were shaved but undigested. Paleontologists digging in a quarry …

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2 black coworkers stop eating while the tensions about the race persist

Tensions over the race in Condé Nast’s food magazine continue. The only two black editors at Bon Appétit quit on Friday as the magazine grappled with criticism from its own staff about racial inequality. The departures came a day after three colored journalists announced that they would no longer participate in the magazine’s popular video series, and referred to unequal …

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