Why You Can't Keep Cockroaches Out of Your Home
She and others have been building soft robots, inspired by flexible animals like octopuses and jellyfish. Eschewing hard shells and skeletons, these machines use floppy and stretchy materials instead. But these creations often sacrifice speed and ...
Newly-discovered fluorescent polyps light up sea snails in Red Sea
"Sea hydroids, unlike hydrae, are often found in colonies and can branch off tiny jellyfish," said Vyacheslav Ivanenko, one of the authors of the research and the leading researcher of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology of the Lomonosov Moscow ...
New glowing creatures discovered in Red Sea
New, Beautiful, Luminous Creature Illuminates the Waters of the Red Sea
Jellyfish ice, sturgeon & sheds: Chicago outdoor notes
“Look, if anybody still wants to dispute the science around climate change, have at it. You'll be pretty lonely, because you'll be debating our military, most of America's business leaders, the majority of the American people, almost the entire ...
Mimicry becomes second nature
In recent years it has unveiled a succession of astonishing and frequently beautiful robotic creations – seagulls, jellyfish, dragonflies, and even a robot kangaroo – that have grabbed the headlines and helped cement the perception that this is a ...
Barnegat Bay Needs to Be Put on 'Pollution Diet' to Limit Runoff, Bill Argues
The process causes a sharp decline in eel grass, an important habitat for marine life, steep drops in clam populations, and an increase in sea nettles, a type of jellyfish, that has made impossible to wade or swim in some parts of the shallow bay ...
A Newly-Discovered Organism Turns Mud Snails Into Tiny Ravers
The polyps are a form of hydrozoa, tiny invertebrates that can join together to form jellyfish-like creatures like the Portuguese Man O' War. Not much is known about these particular hydrozoans, but they are interesting to scientists because they use ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Lomonosov Moscow State University
EurekAlert (press release)
An international team of biologists, which included researchers from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, found and explored a new kind of ... "Sea ...
Meet the Soft, Cuddly Robots of the Future
... including crawling robotic caterpillars, swimming fish-bots and undulating artificial jellyfish. On 29–30 April, ten teams will compete in Livorno in an international soft-robotics challenge—the first of its kind. Laschi, who serves as scientific ...
Is it okay for vegetarians to eat jellyfish?
There aren't any obvious solutions to any of this, it's just interesting to note that, when you apply detailed scientific analysis, the divide between vegetarianism and non-vegetarianism is a lot more blurry than you'd expect. It's the same with race ...
Scientists: Jellyfish may save the planet from global warming
Using samples of scyphozoans, ctenophores, and thaliaceans—or true jellyfish, comb jellies, and salps—the team observed how the various jellyfish sank inside cylinders filled with saltwater. According to Lebrato, the results were unexpected. “The ...
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