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
My friend Roxanne Beinart studies deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystems—work that sometimes takes her out to sea for weeks at a time. When on land, Roxanne and…View More When real-life marine biologist and mom goes to sea, she takes the octonauts with her
This is a guest post by Dr. Danna Staaf, a science writer with a PhD in marine biology from Stanford University. Her first book, Squid…View More How the Squid Lost Its Shell
As science communicators, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to translate the ramblings of the ivory tower into a relatable and accessible public…View More The Writings on the Sea-Wall: Ocean Art by Bryan Helfand
And when I say Dragons, I am talking about the Dragon Kelp (Eularia fistulosa), of course! This summer, I was lucky to catch a number…View More Dragons, Sea Urchins, and Sea Otters? Oh my!
I firmly believe that good science must always be accompanied with good storytelling. Now more than ever, we must connect those around us to the…View More Support Sea Stories
On July 20th, 1963, three scientists sat on a research ship 200 miles south of Woods Hole, MA, waiting for something remarkable. They were nearly…View More What happens in the sea during a solar eclipse?
Nothing says college breakfast of champions more than the salty, stale goodness of Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup. We’ve all been there…where Ramen is life…some of…View More Only One of These is Ramen Noodles
For a long time when I thought of the violet snail a cold chill would run down my spine. I first learned about it after moving…View More The harrowing life of the violet snail
Guest Post: This past winter my good friend and excellent nature photographer Michael Ready and I were out exploring the Rocky Intertidal zone at Cabrillo…View More That Which is Bright and Splendid