There are all kinds of reasons why Paulo Bonifácio and Lénaïck Menot have nerd clout. There is, of course, the fact that they just described…View More A Wormy (and Nerdy) Conquest of the Deep
Far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, three quarters of a mile deep, lies the peak of an underwater mountain. Rising 1.4 miles off…View More An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain
Nearly two miles below the ocean’s surface, we are building new worlds. You might be surprised that these ecospheres are wooden—little log cabins hosting a…View More Wooden Homes on the Seafloor Yield Insights Into the Impacts of Climate Change
OK, folks, time for some more KEEEELP FROOOOM SPAAAAAACE!!! And an opportunity for you to do some science of your very own! As you know,…View More Kelp, Spacecraft, and You
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
Where do you find the most Narwhals on the Earth. Why Narwhals? Well it could be any species. Anglerfish, carnivorous sponge, giraffe, or even…View More Where Do the Most Narwhals Live?
Currently, one of the most pressing questions in science communication is what impact does participating in these kind of activities have on individual scientists. These…View More Will Tweeting About Your Research Paper Get You More Citations? Meh.
I am oceanographer. My research occurs on big boats in the middle of big oceans. Of the list annoyances I must deal with most can…View More Are the floral smells of Victoria’s Secret fragrances needed for marsh field work?
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
UPDATE (5/27): Here’s our Reddit AMA link – ask us anything about deep-sea science! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6dng31/i_am_a_marine_scientist_im_on_a_boat_right_now_in/ WE’RE ON A BOAT! That’s right, The Blogfather Dr. M…View More Reddit AMA (Saturday May 27th): DSN on a boat, throwing wood in the ocean!