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Posts tagged jellyfish

May 21, 2013

 

The box jelly has a distinctive four-sided structure

The Alien ‘Brain’ Of The Box Jelly

The box jelly has evolved a central nervous system unlike any other animal on Earth.

March 5, 2012

 

swarm of jellyfish

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.

January 9, 2012

 

jelly fish on blue background

Glow In The Dark Cats, Monkeys, And HIV

Glowing cats and monkeys? No, you're not dreaming!

February 10, 2011

 

leatherback turtle on the beach

Leatherback Turtles Hang Out In The South Pacific Gyre

Scientists are learning how leatherback turtles adapt to changes in environment.

April 11, 2006

 

phytoplankton

Vertical Migration

Imagine if the only way for you to eat were to trek 25 miles on foot to a restaurant and then trek all the way back home afterward.

August 31, 2004

 

Glow-in-the-dark Butterfly Eyes

It sounds like something from science fiction: glow-in-the-dark butterfly eyes. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.

December 9, 2003

 

jellyfish

Sea Wasps: The Deadliest Known Creature

What is the deadliest known creature? It's the sea wasp!

September 27, 2003

 

The Leatherback Turtle, Part 2

The Leatherback turtle is special because of its ability, unlike other sea turtles, to survive in cold waters.

September 27, 2003

 

Wisconsin Jellyfish

Researchers who study jellyfish were delighted when a whole bunch of them turned up in Wisconsin. They were found in a sandstone quarry.

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