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Scientists find seven new leech species that live inside freshwater mussels

Scientists find seven new leech species that live inside freshwater mussels

Science
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- If you eat freshwater mussels, you might open a shell to find one of seven newly named leech species. Yummy. Between 2002 and 2018, Arthur Bogan, research curator of mollusks at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, recruited collaborators from all over the globe to collect freshwater mussels, sample DNA and document what they found inside. The project revealed seven new species of leeches. According to Ivan N. Bolotov, scientist of the Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences and one of Bogan's collaborators, at least two of the species should be classified as obligate inhabitants of the freshwater mussel's mantle cavity. These species cannot complete their life cycle without their bivalve host. "It has been suggested tha...
Premier League scores LIVE: Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton feature in talkSPORT’s live Saturday coverage

Premier League scores LIVE: Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton feature in talkSPORT’s live Saturday coverage

Sports
talkSPORT’s GameDay brings you another bumper day of Premier League action on Saturday before the top-flight takes another international break. The 2019/20 season is taking shape nicely with the teams now 11 games into their campaigns. AFP or licensors Frank Lampard’s Chelsea take on Crystal Palace this weekend This weekend will provide another batch of important games as the sides look to head into their week off on a high. talkSPORT will be on hand for another packed day of thrills and spills and here’s what we’ve got in store this Saturday. Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Coverage starts from 11am on talkSPORT (kick-off 12:30pm) GameDay kicks off this weekend at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea entertain Crystal Palace. Frank Lampard’s Blues have be
Man City commentary: Walker ends in goal as Atalanta claim draw – LIVE Champions League stream on talkSPORT 2

Man City commentary: Walker ends in goal as Atalanta claim draw – LIVE Champions League stream on talkSPORT 2

Sports
talkSPORT will bring you full coverage of Manchester City’s clash with Atalanta tonight as the Premier League champions look to maintain their perfect record in Europe this season.City have won three from three in the Champions League this term, beating Atalanta 5-1 at the Etihad in their last Group C tie. getty Pep Guardiola’s Man City take on Atalanta tonight Pep Guardiola’s men have won nine of their last ten games in all competitions. Their fine form means City can secure qualification for the knockout stages of the elite tournament with victory in Italy. Can they get the job done? talkSPORT 2 will bring you all the action. out of position Kyle Walker ends up in goal
‘The Daily Show’ to air live Tuesday following fourth Democratic debate

‘The Daily Show’ to air live Tuesday following fourth Democratic debate

Entertainment
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will air live Tuesday following the fourth Democratic primary debate for the 2020 presidential election, Comedy Central announced. The live episode, titled Votegasm 2020: The Field Narrows From 10 to...12?, will air at 11 p.m. EDT. Noah's guest will be Alex Wagner, co-host and executive producer of Showtime's The Circus and special correspondent for CBS News. It will mark the 15th time The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has aired live with the late night talk show having also covered the previous 2020 Democratic debates and President Donal Trump's State of the Union Addresses, among other political events. The debate is co-hosted by CNN and The New York Times. It will be broadcasted live at 8 p.m. EDT from Otterbein University in Westerville,...
1Xtra Live event called off after man slashed backstage

1Xtra Live event called off after man slashed backstage

Entertainment
BBC Radio 1Xtra's live event in Birmingham has been halted after a man suffered a slash wound during an incident backstage.The show at the Arena Birmingham on Saturday night was due to include performances from Aitch, French Montana, Ms Banks and headliner Wizkid.It is believed that Krept, one half of rap duo Krept and Konan, from London, was the victim of the assault.Police said the injured man was helped on site and did not go to hospital.The BBC said it was sorry to call off the event but safety was a priority.In a statement, the corporation added: "We are upset and saddened that something like this should happen to a guest at one of our events and we remain in close contact and continue to offer our full support."A BBC spokes...