The latest Maritime Monday over at gCaptain. Shrimps love sea urchins!! Echinblog has the proof. The surreal Ice Aquarium. Yes, it is in Japan. Did…View More Thermolinkus thioreducens
Twitter is a microblogging site, restricting posts, i.e. Tweets, to 140 characters or fewer. This limit allows real-time posts to be made using SMS (short…View More What is Twitter and Why Scientists Need To Use It.
Newsweek has a great write up about how independent scientific queries into the Gulf of Mexico are being squashed. Only are few scientists were able…View More Is Science on the Gulf Oil Spill Skewed?
Looks like KZ and I might be getting a visit from Earl later this week.View More A Visit From Earl?
Daniel Brown brought my attention to this Ocean Portal video featuring the Echinoblog’s Chris Mah on the potential impact of oil on the Gulf of…View More Chris Mah on Oil’s Impact on Marine Invertebrates
Finding any new fossil is rare. Finding invertebrate fossils is made even more rare because of the squishy nature of most invertebrates. Sometimes the wandering…View More Yicaris – Progenitor of the Crustacea
One of the denizens of the deep is the 30cm long tripod fish, Bathypterois grallator. This unusual fish is typically found anywhere between 1-5km deep…View More The Fish That Walks on Stilts
In this case a discarded rice cooker or crock pot on the abyss finds a new use as an octopus den! Note the dangling egg…View More Something Old Is New Again
The internets are a buzz with a new paper published in Science. You may recall I covered the new paper by Camilli et al. in…View More Plumes, Microbes, and Hypoxia…Did, Do, or Will They Exist in the Gulf
What happens when brilliant, motivated people who never sleep don’t have enough to do as it is? They create a very useful and awesome science…View More Portuguese Man-o-Links