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Posted on Jan 25, 2015

Science Times

Revealing the Swimming Secrets of the Ageless, Brainless Jellyfish
Science Times
They may lack brains, bones, and even a heart, but jellyfish are undoubtedly some of the most interesting creatures marine biologists have come to research. Even in spite of their major deficits, and their obvious downfalls, jellyfish have an ...

Posted on Jan 25, 2015

Science Times

VIDEO—Jellyfish Reveal A Knack for Global Positioning & Swimming in New Study
Science Times
While jellyfish may seem like an innocuous marine species, most commonly known for their ability to sting, a new study published in the journal Current Biology reveals that the little gelatinous creatures are actually quite efficient in traversing ...

Posted on Jan 25, 2015

Full-Time Whistle

Some jellyfish species can detect direction of ocean currents: study
Full-Time Whistle
... swim against them, according to a new study conducted by Australian researchers. Prof. Graeme Hays, of Deakin University's School of Life & Environmental Sciences, and others found in the tagged jellyfish study that the animal can sense ocean currents.

Posted on Jan 25, 2015

Full-Time Whistle

Jellyfish do not have bones, a brain or a heart, but They Turn Out to Be World ...
Full-Time Whistle
Jellyfish do have an incredible swimming skills despite the fact that they do not have bones, a brain or a heart.They can detect the direction of ocean currents and swim strongly against them, according to the study.To measure their movements ...

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

BBC News

Tagged jellyfish swimming secrets revealed
BBC News
Scientists have succeeded in a slippery mission to tag and track jellyfish, revealing their swimming abilities. The study, which shows that the gelatinous creatures can sense the ocean current and actively swim against it, could help researchers to ...

Posted on Jan 22, 2015

Science Times

Surprise! Fish Lurk in Antarctica's Dark Underworld
Live Science
In a cold and dark underwater world, where a never-ending rain of rocks keeps the seafloor barren, researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish investigating a submersible camera after drilling through nearly 2,500 feet (740 meters ...
Scientists Discover Life 2500 Feet Below Antarctic IceScience Times
Marine Creatures Spotted Way Beneath Antarctic Ice / instant newsFull-Time Whistle
Fish Found in Extreme Spot Beneath Antarctic Ice ShelfDiscovery News
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Posted on Jan 22, 2015

Jellyfish not just drifters, study finds
World Science
It's not yet clear exactly how the jellyfish figure out which way to go. The scientists say the animals might detect current across their body surface, or might indirectly assess the direction of drift using other cues, such as the Earth's magnetic ...

Posted on Jan 22, 2015

BBC News

Video: Jellyfish go against the flow
Science AAAS
Although jellyfish may appear to be aquatic vagabonds, they don't just drift aimlessly through the oceans. Instead, a new study has found, jellyfish can sense currents and swim against them. To measure their movements, scientists attached ...
Jellyfish 'can sense ocean currents'BBC News
Tagged Jellyfish Reveal Swimming SuperpowersTech Times
Jellyfish stun scientists by showing world-class swimming abilities in new studyScience Recorder
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Posted on Jan 18, 2015

Mirror.co.uk

Blue jellyfish invasion: Striking pictures show 50 METRE swarm spotted Down ...
Mirror.co.uk
The mass has since dispersed and a trail now extends from Surfers Paradise to the Gold Coast Seaway. Jellyfish blew into the Coast across Christmas because of strong north-easterly winds and have since strayed across our shores, bothering swimmers and ...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2015

National Geographic

Phenomena:
National Geographic
A few years ago, Carl Zimmer and I ran a workshop on science writing, where we talked, among other things, about explaining science without talking down to your audience. ... There are 2-metre-wide Nomura's jellyfish that can weigh 200 kilograms. In ...
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