I love seaweed. Maybe it’s because I am from California and we are all plant loving hippies or maybe it’s because they’re the underappreciated overlords…View More Weed of the Week: Killer Costumes
When I first learned about rhizocephalan barnacles I lost my appetite. I was taking a parasitology course, and even though I’d developed a thick skin, something…View More This may be the ocean’s most horrifying monster (and you’ve probably never heard of it)
The response to the Kaiju post has been amazing and of course everyone has suggested alterations to the calculations. For background, biologists know that much…View More How much urine can a Kaiju produce? And other fun information
Everyone’s favorite crabs are back in the news! Yeti Crabs! Those deep-sea beasties with hairy claws or chests! A new paper in Proceedings B led…View More The Origins of Hairy Crabs
Now I have seen my fair share of utterly fabulous hermit crab shells, but this specific fashion choice takes the cake. We are talking along…View More TGIF: Well if the glass slipper fits…
Amphipods and I, well, we have a love/hate relationship. I love them because, for all intents and purposes, they are the rolly pollies of the…View More Wranglin’ the Mighty Mesograzer
We have a fashion emergency. White after labor day? No. Horizontal stripes? Not exactly. Wardrobe malfunction? Definitely No. Too much skin showing at the Grammys…View More Quick! Someone call the Fashion Police.
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
When he made his historic solo dive into the Mariana Trench last month, James Cameron brought back images and descriptions of a “lunar like” marine…View More Is Marianas Trench A Lifeless Void?