For more updates on my research, follow along at jellybiologist.com, or on twitter @RebeccaRHelm As a scientist, I love jellyfish, and I suffer for it. Up…View More New Research Reveals How to Easily Grow Jellyfish In Captivity
My friend Roxanne Beinart studies deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystems—work that sometimes takes her out to sea for weeks at a time. When on land, Roxanne and…View More When real-life marine biologist and mom goes to sea, she takes the octonauts with her
This is a guest post by Dr. Danna Staaf, a science writer with a PhD in marine biology from Stanford University. Her first book, Squid…View More How the Squid Lost Its Shell
I recently returned from nearly two weeks at sea with a motley and intrepid crew exploring the Gulf of Mexico almost a mile and half…View More The Fantastical Beasts of the Deep Gulf of Mexico
You pull your old car to the side of the road, slow to a stop and turn the key: the fire in your engine dies.…View More The Ancient Ocean of the Dakota Access Pipeline
I think one reason DSN wanted to rope me in was that Alex wanted another algae nerd on staff. And I hope I make her…View More Look at the Size of that Kelp
I’m constantly amazed by the beauty and diversity of life under Antarctica’s ice. Below is one of the best videos I’ve seen of this stunning natural wonder.…View More New video shows the hidden world under Antarctica’s ice
I’m kind of obsessed with Okeanos Explorer. Why? Because being able to watch a live feed of an ROV exploring the deep ocean on the…View More Have you been watching Okeanos explorer? If not, this week is your chance!
It is no secret that I find many denizens of the deep icky. Crustaceans are among them. But this video of a swarm of crabs is…View More CRAB SWARM!