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Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Science Wednesday: Jellyfish!
Pounding The Rock
Jellyfish have been on Earth for millions of years, even before dinosaurs. Their swimming technique also helps them to capture prey; when their body expands it displace more water which brings more potential prey within the reach of their tentacles ...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014


New fossil likely displays the earliest origin of muscles in animals
Tech Times
A fossil discovered in Canada is that of the oldest creature known to possess muscles, an important evolutionary adaptation, scientists say. The fossil found in Newfoundland of a creature possible related to jellyfish and sea anemones shows traces of ...
Paleontologists discover world's oldest known musclesChristian Science Monitor
When Animals First Flexed Their Muscles: Earliest Evidence of Muscular ...Science World Report
Fossil Discovery Identifies Earliest Evidence For Animals With MusclesRedOrbit -Big News
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Posted on Aug 26, 2014

Design & Trend

Jellyfish Mob Stings Over 400 Florida Weekend Beach Goers
Design & Trend
Captain Ray Manchester, of the Volusia Country Beach Safety says, "They have some vinegar that they can put on there, which helps get through the pain a little faster. Around 200,000 people are stung annually in Florida, according to the National ...
Jellyfish Swarm Florida Beaches; More Than 400 Swimmers StungThe Weather Channel
Jellyfish swarm takes over Florida beaches, stinging hundredsWashington Post
Jellyfish sting at least 400 at Florida beaches13WMAZ
Headlines & Global News -iStreet Research
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Posted on Aug 26, 2014


Jellyfish fairies
Jellyfish have been around for millions of years, and this exhibition is designed to highlight their beauty, but it is also designed to be educational, said Charlie Ylaya. “This exhibit also aims to educate people about their perception that jellyfish ...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

Tech Times

Weird jellyfish-like creatures still taking over West Coast beaches
Tech Times
Velella velella, jellyfish-like creatures also known as "by-the-wind-sailors," have been reported carpeting beaches from Oxnard, north of Los Angeles, down to San Diego, they report. They get their "sailor" nickname from their transparent fin that ...
Billions of jellyfish wash up on beaches from San Diego to British
Mysterious Jelly-Like Fish Washing Up Along West CoastNewser

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Posted on Aug 22, 2014

Zero-G Fire Pulses Like a Jellyfish on the Space Station
Prometheus would be so proud. As part of a NASA experiment, humans have brought fire to the International Space Station (ISS) to see what happens to flames in vanishingly low gravity. The experiment, called Flame Extinguishment-2 (FLEX-2), aims to ...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

Science News

Seeing past the jellyfish sting
Science News
A 2013 video from robotics designers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology shows three jelly-killer prototypes gliding as a metallic fleet over gently rippling water. An underwater video demonstrates the cunning plan. Pale jellyfish ...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2014

Nature World News

Scientists Capture Jellyfish Sting in Slow-Motion
Nature World News
If you're afraid of being stung by a jellyfish, you may not want to watch the latest viral video depicting the venomous creatures. Scientists at James Cook University have captured on film a jellyfish sting in action in super slow motion. Using a high ...
Microscopic Camera Captures 'Jellyfish' Sting Like Never Before [Video]Latino Post
Video: Jellyfish stinging in slow
Researchers Capture Jellyfish's Sting In Slow MotionDesign & Trend
Science Recorder -Tech Times
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Posted on Aug 9, 2014

Giant, venomous, tentacle-free jellyfish confounds scientists
Though jellyfish tend to be the weirdest things, and thus one of the most fascinating, creatures in the ocean they're also some of the most dangerous. From stepping on jellies that washed up on a shore to getting tangled in their tentacles while you ...
Deadly irukandji and box jellyfish invading Sydney Harbour because of climate ...The Daily Telegraph
Giant New Jellyfish Has No TentaclesNewser
Huge, venomous new jellyfish found off of Australian

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Posted on Aug 6, 2014

Science News (blog)

Barrel jellyfish may hunt with new kind of math
Science News (blog)
Barrel jellyfish are big. Weighing almost 30 kilograms, the creatures need a lot of food to fuel their massive size. As a result, the gelatinous blobs spend a lot of time floating up and down in their home waters, with movements that change over time ...
Lowly Jellyfish Uses High-Tech Strategy to Find FoodYahoo News

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