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Posted on Jul 23, 2014

Chemistry Camp brings science to life
The Press, York
About 60 teenagers were given the chance to participate in a variety of activities and experiments exploring such subjects as why jellyfish glow in certain lights and determining how much copper is in an old 2p coin. The three-day event combined ...

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Posted on Jul 23, 2014

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Can Meditation Really Slow Aging?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Elizabeth Blackburn has always been fascinated by how life works. Born in 1948, she grew up by the sea in a remote town in Tasmania, Australia, collecting ants from her garden and jellyfish from the beach. When she began her scientific career, she ...

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Posted on Jul 22, 2014

Create your own jellyfish at home
The Mercury
The ocean is full of wonders and mysterious creatures, one of which is the jelly (jellyfish), a large species of zooplankton. This fun, easy experiment allows students to create a replica of a jelly using household materials. Young scientists will not ...

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

Sponge Converts Sunlight Into Steam for Electricity
Discovery News
So, scientists are continuing the quest for abundant, cheap and efficient energy by investigating lesser-known sources, ones that may seem a little unusual, even ridiculous, unrealistic, and in some cases, morbid. “I think in order to solve the ...

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

The Guardian

South-west is the UK's jellyfish hotspot, survey finds
The Guardian
Although the analysis of citizen science data collected by the charity Marine Conservation Society between 2003 and 2011 shows no obvious long-term trend upwards or downwards, the latest figures for 2013 and 2014 reveal a huge surge in sightings, with ...
Jellyfish set for record number of sightingsBBC News
OFFICIAL: South West seas now have more jellyfish per mile than anywhere ...Western Gazette
4 decades on, new report literally takes stock of jellyfish in UK watersFor Argyll
Delhi Daily News
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Posted on Jul 21, 2014

The Independent

Fireballs in space: Amazing video shows Nasa's 'flame extinguishment ...
The Independent
This is what a fireball looks like in space: first there's ignition, and then a miniature sun blossoms in mid-air. It flares for a second and then fades away, exiting stage-left in a series of pulse like a ghostly jellyfish. This amazing footage was ...

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014

Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy
The Atlantic
Together, they form a polyamorous “triad”— one of the many formations that's possible in this jellyfish of a sexual preference. “There's no one way to do .... I feel the need to clarify that, as did the scientists I spoke with who study polyamory. One ...

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014

Secret Lives of Flower Hat Jellyfish Revealed
LiveScience.com
In adulthood, the jellyfish are striking, with a nest of fluorescent tentacles that look like party streamers, but pack a nasty sting. In infancy, well, scientists didn't know. Aquarists tried, unsuccessfully, to raise the animals in tanks to ...

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Posted on Jul 10, 2014

BBC News

Guernsey warning after jellyfish sighting
BBC News
People in Guernsey are being warned to be careful on the beach after blue jellyfish were spotted off the coast. The States issued an official warning after reports of sightings at Perelle, Cobo and in Alderney. The blue jellyfish has tendrils that are ...

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Posted on Jun 26, 2014

Haaretz

Israeli scientist turning jellyfish plague into plenty
Haaretz
The United Nations in May issued a desperate call to scientists worldwide to join a war on jellyfish, following a report on the serious damage the creatures cause. So far, all efforts to control jellyfish expansion have failed and they have become a ...
An Israeli researcher has heeded the UN's call to join the war on jellyfish ...i24news

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