MathBio: Horseshoe Crabs and the Blood Harvest

On Wednesday my friend Daniel Sasson passed along a fascinating story from The Atlantic, The Blood Harvest, about the blood of horseshoe crabs. I will leave it to the article to explain the why’s, but it turns out that scientists regularly capture horseshoe crabs, drain them of 30% of their blood, and then return themContinue reading “MathBio: Horseshoe Crabs and the Blood Harvest”