Within just a few short centimeters the temperature drops from 350˚C to -1.5˚C (692 to 29.3˚F). At 2.6 kilometers deep in the Antarctic Ocean lies the East…View More For Hoff Yeti Crabs Food, Sex, and Birth Determine Living Space At Vents
One of the things in the title was not actually part of my latest published research, unless you count the soundtrack I played while…View More Sex, Snails, Sustenance…and Rock & Roll
To grow larger, maintain themselves, and produce offspring, organisms require a ready source of building blocks such as carbon. In short, life requires energy. Keep…View More Wood falls are an oasis in a food desert
An occasional series where we briefly report 3 new studies and tell you why they are cool! Olu et al. in PLoS One examine the…View More Tide Pool: Cool Seeps, Parasitic Nematodes, and Magnetic Sea Animals
A recipe for “Pirate Peaches” – peaches + sugar + Kraken rum! Sent to me with the tagline: “Attn: Miriam (pirates + sugary toppings, Together…View More Pirate Peaches!
It’s a hard knock life for deep-sea animals. It’s really cold in the winter. It’s really cold in the summer. It’s dark and wet…like Boston…View More OMZ’s: God-For-Saken Pits of Despair
Post by Jon Copley. Dr. Jon Copley is a lecturer in marine ecology at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. He is also director…View More Sex At Vents: Lights On or Off?
This originally posted here during Megavertabrate Week in 2007. I’m reposting it here in honor of the Great Turtle Race of 2009! Good luck turtles!…View More The “Leathery Turtle”