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July 22, 2015

 

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Chitosan: the New Plastic?   

Scientists have developed a natural, biodegradeable plastic from chitinous crustacean shells.

September 29, 2014

 

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Plastic From Shrimp

Shrilk—a mixture of silk and shrimp shells—is a game-changer for biodegradable plastics.

June 27, 2014

 

Even the seemingly simplest animals can have amazingly complex anatomies.

Eyes With Mirrors

In the animal kingdom, not all eyes are created equal.

January 30, 2009

 

How Whales Fish

The humpback whale uses a special strategy to hunt fishy prey. Almost like human fishermen the whales use a fisher net built of air bubbles instead of rope.

April 11, 2006

 

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Amazing Sea Monkeys

If kept dry, these cysts will remain viable for many years. Placed in salt water, the cysts rehydrate and the shrimp resume development.

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