Previewing the games of tomorrow today from Gen Con
A.V. Club DC
Players take turns revealing a series of cards for color-coded factions like Crabs, Octopi, and Jellyfish. If they choose to take a revealed card, their turn ends; if they pass on it, other players can pay ... There are only three character classes ...
All along OC shores, we're awash in tropical tourists
The blue, jellyfish-like creatures known as “By-the-wind sailors,” invaded the same shores a bit earlier. ... “I was expecting that someone would eventually catch one,” said Milton Love, a research biologist with the Marine Science Institute in Santa ...
Grant requirements most effective in encouraging data-sharing, Drexel study finds
Her passion for bringing listeners stories of science in action has taken her from a bat cave in Pennsylvania to jellyfish-infested waters near the Jersey shore and a shark-tagging boat in the Delaware Bay. Her radio stories air on Morning Edition, All ...
New York Times
On the Hunt for a Sprite on a Midsummer's Night
New York Times
Armed with sensitive cameras and radio telescopes, Mr. Ashcraft hunts for sprites — majestic emanations of light that flash for an instant high above the thunderheads, appearing in the shapes of red glowing jellyfish, carrots, angels, broccoli, or ...
Our lakes have a rare, infrequent visitor: jellyfish
The objects were tiny freshwater jellyfish, no more than an inch across. The jellyfish have lived in ponds and lakes across the country for decades, but often go unnoticed. The non-native species were introduced from China, possibly through the ...
EDITORIAL: Let science decide if business is good fit
You don't have to like the idea of a cannonball jellyfish operation --- or trust the people who would operate it --- to admit their legal representative makes a valid point: A zoning change designed simply to throw another hurdle in front of an ...
Thick jellyfish swarming Texas Gulf Coast
A special report by the National Science Foundation indicates that the increase in jellyfish swarms may be on the rise because of environmental stresses, such as pollution, climate change and overfishing. "It depends a little bit on the species, but if ...
Jellyfish Swarms: Bellwethers of Environmental Change
He has researched jellyfish and the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico with NSF funding. For more information about jellyfish, see the National Science Foundation's Special Report Jellyfish Gone Wild. Editor's Note: Any opinions, findings, and conclusions ...
Energy differences behind green fluorescent protein's glow in jellyfish skirts ...
Credited with revolutionizing scientific studies, green fluorescent proteins or GFPs let scientists track molecules in complex reactions inside cells. Found in jellyfish and other marine animals, GFP glows green when hit with light. For all the ...
Feeling stung by the lack of jellyfish?
"There's been an occasional sting here or there, but it's not one of those nobody-is-going-in-the-water-because-everybody-is-getting-stung years." Scientists do know a few things, though. Jellyfish don't like cold water. They don't begin their ...
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