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Posted on Aug 28, 2015

Kendall Square's latest innovation combines science, art, and jellyfish
The concept cane from recent concerns about too-rapid jellyfish reproduction, according to a press release. “The goal was to create an exhibition that makes the scientific issues and ideas examined concrete in a visual realm,” Dion said in the release.

Posted on Aug 27, 2015

Warmer waters, tropical systems bring jellyfish closer to Tybee shores
The Marine Science Center officials said most jellyfish aren't good swimmers and rely heavily on the tides and currents to move them around. Currents bringing warmer water our way, mixed with increased numbers of swimmers, means the Tybee Island Fire ...

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Posted on Aug 25, 2015

Popular Science

Amazing 'Red Lightning' Photographed from Space
Live Science
Like a giant jellyfish floating through the atmosphere, "red sprites" hover above thunderstorms in two new photographs snapped from space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) captured two rare photographs of red sprites from above ...
What Is A Red Sprite?Popular Science

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Posted on Aug 24, 2015

Malta Independent Online

Spot the jellyfish citizen science campaign inundated with sightings of the ...
Malta Independent Online
The Spot the Jellyfish citizen science campaign has been inundated with reports from the public about the annual appearance of the fried egg jellyfish (Cotylorhiza tuberculata). Individuals of this non-stinging surface species were photographed by ...

Posted on Aug 20, 2015

Tech Times

Jellyfish Numbers In UK Waters At Record High
Tech Times
The Portuguese man o' war, one of the deadliest jellyfish in the world, was also found washed up in Devon and Cornwall beaches last month causing alarm that there could be more on the way as the warm waters and strong winds tend to encourage these ...
Jellyfish warning as sightings of the stinging critters rocket off the UK's
Huge rise in jellyfish sightingsThe Hullabaloo Online
Swarms of nightmarishly huge jellyfish are invading the UKMashable
Herald Scotland
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Posted on Aug 20, 2015

Asian Scientist Magazine

Milking Deadly Jellyfish For Lifesaving Drugs
Asian Scientist Magazine
A sting from a box jellyfish can kill a human in minutes and the pain alone can cause the body to go into deadly shock. The new method of extraction uses ethanol to cause tentacle venom cells—nematocysts—to fire. Immediate firing of the nematocysts ...

Posted on Aug 19, 2015

Huffington Post

Rare Video Of Giant Jellyfish Is Out Of This World
Huffington Post
Unlike the arms of many jellyfish, S. gigantea's appendages lack stinging tentacles, according to the BBC. Researchers aren't sure of their function, but have suggested that the jelly uses its arms to trap its prey. "It likely feeds on anything it can ...
Watch as a Giant Deep-Sea Jellyfish Looms Into This ROV Camera's Field of
Otherworldly Sea Creature Makes A Stunning Rare AppearanceThe Dodo
Rarely-seen deep sea jellyfish recorded in Gulf of MexicoPress Examiner
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Posted on Aug 11, 2015

Tech Times

Scientists Are 'Milking' Deadly Jellyfish For Medicine
Tech Times
Within the strange, squishy bodies of box jellyfish is a substance so potent that a single sting can kill a human in minutes. However, that isn't stopping scientists from getting up close and personal with them. The deadliness of box jellyfish venom ...
Deadly jellyfish "milked" to save livesPhys.Org

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Posted on Aug 7, 2015

Bangor Daily News

Jellyfish jamboree on Maine's coast back for second summer
Bangor Daily News
Nick Record, an ecologist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Boothbay, said the jellyfish are not yet appearing in concentrations large enough in Maine to cause alarm — as they have in Europe in recent years — but the visible increase in the ...

Posted on Aug 6, 2015

Jellyfish boom prompts research by plane and boat
Once it surfaced, researchers began counting and measuring the organisms. Jenny Purcell with Western Washington University has been studying jellyfish for more than 30 years. When she started, science took little interest in the gelatinous creatures.

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