In celebration of success, to savor the beauty of life, or to soften the pitfalls of experiments gone awry, alcohol has always been an integral part…View More Five New Delicious (and Fittingly Strong) Cocktails in Honor of Dr. M.
Sub-Neritic Gentrification For November we will be doing some deep thinking about deep-sea mollusks in an attempt to understand the complex history and adaptations of…View More Malacology Monthly: Going Deep
You will never see the Ninja Lanternshark coming, not because it’s dark and elusive, but because you won’t be swimming below 1,000 feet deep off…View More Ninja Lanternshark: the New Shark Species You Will Never See Coming
Since the dawn of human civilization, much has been written about the sheer adrenaline-pumping excitement of clams, scallops, cockles, but today’s digital age has cranked-up that…View More Five Mind-Blowing Bivalve GIFs That Will Blow Your Mind – Your Blown Mind Won’t Believe #6!
Not all snails scour the ocean bottom for algae and muck, but some have more refined tastes. But taste is one thing, and having the…View More Malacology Monthly: It Eats Whaaaat?
Evolution is repetitive, especially if it produces adaptations that work well. If it’s all about survival, spines do the trick throughout the mollusk world. Scorpion Without…View More Malacology Monthly: Spines and How to Use Them
This isn’t the type of humor we’re used to at DSN – the news these past few weeks has been some new brand of twisted…View More The slow strangling of marine science careers, as the Government Shutdown drags on
This post is an homage to the wonderful things that we scientists discover when we travel (for SCIENCE!). You see, traveling is an integral part…View More Traveling = An excuse to drink cocktails!
Every year, the world’s largest fish gathers to feed (and feed, and FEED) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo in eastern Yucatan, in numbers larger…View More TGIF – Magical Quintana Roo
I was going to do a “demons of the deep” post for Halloween but as I was considering which animals to include I had to…View More Is this fish evil?