This invited post is authored by Chris Mah, a Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History researcher. Chris is one of the world’s leading experts…View More Three Reasons Why Fukushima Radiation Has Nothing to Do with Starfish Wasting Syndrome
This isn’t the type of humor we’re used to at DSN – the news these past few weeks has been some new brand of twisted…View More The slow strangling of marine science careers, as the Government Shutdown drags on
Les Watling is a professor at the University of Hawaii who is simultaneously one of the leading experts on two very different types of organisms–deep-sea…View More It’s Time to Throw in the Trawl
During my first year of grad school I conducted a jailbreak– a fellow grad student and I snuck into the Invertebrate Zoology lab and freed all…View More How horseshoe crabs may have saved your life
Recently, I wrote about research findings of warming of the deep sea drastically within the last decade. Specifically, I mentioned how the research team used models…View More You’re Right, Runway Models Don’t Predict Ocean Temperature Very Well.
First watch the video above. Last week, I posted on Nautilus’s, that company that is going to delicately mine hydrothermal vents, bright new shiny 310 ton toy to…View More That’s no moon, that’s a bulk cutter
Just received this via email. If your a scientist please go sign. Hi folks, I am sending you this special plea to ask for your help in …View More Limiting the use of bottom trawls in the deep sea
Of all bony fish, the oarfish, Regalecus glesne, is the longest. It is suggested that oarfish can reach up to 15 meters (49 feet) in…View More Video of an Oarfish in the Wild
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report put out by the Centers for Disease Control makes for fascinating reading sometimes. One came out recently that contains…View More You want mustard with that clam?
Growing up in Arkansas, in the epicenter of Tornado Alley, a sound has coded on my psyche. When I hear this sound my breathing accelerates,…View More Loud Noise Makes Crabs Even More Crabby