Month: July 2019

Horseshoe Crabs – The Fortunate Ones?

The horseshoe crab has persisted, unchanged, for hundreds of millions of years. But now, its survival is threatened by the harvesting of its prized baby-blue blood. A team at UConn seeks to map its DNA and save it from extinction.  Dr. O’Neill, graduate student Kate Castellano and colleagues are mapping a full assembly of the […]