Mysterious Ocean Blobs Aren't So Mysterious
There are jellyfish relatives called siphonophores, which live in colonies that can grow up to 40 meters in length. The members are all clones that bud off from each other and stay connected. These individuals can perform different roles, much like the ...
Deadly box jellyfish stings 2-year-old boy, stops his heart for 2 minutes
There are some 50 species of box jellyfish, only a few classes of the species are dangerous. Photo: Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. A Russian mother and her 2-year-old son were in the shallow waters of a beach on Koh Sumui Island in southern Thailand ...
UFO Hunter Claims Rare Jellyfish Sprite Spotted Over Caribbean Sea Was An Alien Spaceship, Accuses Scientists Of ...
Sprites are among the most elusive of known atmospheric phenomena, Live Science reports. A sprite is a transient luminous event (TLE) often observed occurring in clusters, high above thunderstorms and above the troposphere (see second illustration ...
Can you really get stung by a jellyfish in Indiana?
The IndyStar spoke with Dr. Terry Peard, a retired professor of science education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and expert on freshwater jellyfish. Peard says Indiana and Michigan appear to be the two of the favorite places for freshwater ...
Mega-study on oceans predicts super-storms, massive life loss
The island nation of Japan, for instance, has intensely studied the rising water sea surface temperature and its correlation with the rising incidence, severity and density of jellyfish blooms. Part of the jellyfishes' northward move is ascribed to ...
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Luminous heart cells: Jellyfish proteins assist in heart rhythm disorder research
These are built from fluorescent, i.e.luminous, protein from deep sea jellyfish. The DNA which contains the "construction plans" for these sensor proteins is inserted into heart cells, which then produce the sensor proteins. When the altered heart ...
The Most Efficient Swimmers In The Ocean Revealed
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(Inside Science) -- Jellyfish and eels may seem like weak and useless creatures. But what if I told you that the process of evolution shaped them to move through the water using little to no energy? They're also more efficient than Michael Phelps at ...
Baby lobsters “surf” jellyfish while they eat them
It typically takes a baby lobster about three or four days to gobble up a jellyfish that's 8 cm (3 inches) in diameter, says Kaori Wakabayashi, a marine science professor at Hiroshima University and Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology.
New Laser Created from Jellyfish's Fluorescent Proteins
[Science Fact or Fiction? The Plausibility of 10 Sci-Fi Concepts]. By repurposing the fluorescent proteins that have revolutionized biomedical imaging, and by allowing scientists to monitor processes inside cells, the team created a polariton laser ...
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Jellyfish from Outer Space? Amazing Glowing Creature Spotted
With red and yellow lights seeming to glow inside its bulbous body, a newfound jellyfish looks more alien spaceship than deep-sea cnidarian. Using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), marine scientists dove to the deepest part of the world's oceans ...
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Deep-Sea Researchers Spot a Mysterious Jellyfish Near The Mariana Trench
This newly discovered jellyfish looks like a 'beautiful' Pixar character
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