If your a sponge the deep sea may be the good live.View More Sponge Bob’s Bigger and Older Cousin
A special post from Alison Boyer whose research encompasses birds and body size evolution. Penguins are remarkable divers, capable of diving to depths exceeding 200m.…View More Useless Wings But Better Lungs
Kevin’s wonderful post on the Giant Isopod inspired me to post on a topic I have long pondered. Frequent readers of DSN know that I…View More Why is The Giant Isopod Giant?
Bathynomus giganteus (Arthropoda: Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) You know those cute little roly-poly bugs you found under rocks as a kid? You poke at them and…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: Bathynomus giganteus
Alviniconcha hessleri (Mollusca: Mesogastropoda: Provannidae) When you think of hydrothermal vents, what comes to mind first? Is it the gushing black smoke out of a…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: Alviniconcha hessleri