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Posted on Sep 12, 2014

Thick jellyfish swarming Texas Gulf Coast
A special report by the National Science Foundation indicates that the increase in jellyfish swarms may be on the rise because of environmental stresses, such as pollution, climate change and overfishing. "It depends a little bit on the species, but if ...

Posted on Sep 11, 2014

Jellyfish Swarms: Bellwethers of Environmental Change
He has researched jellyfish and the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico with NSF funding. For more information about jellyfish, see the National Science Foundation's Special Report Jellyfish Gone Wild. Editor's Note: Any opinions, findings, and conclusions ...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Science Wednesday: Jellyfish!
Pounding The Rock
Hi £ers!? I hope you're having a good Wednesday so far! Today, I went hiking with some friends at El Yunque National Forest, specifically to El Toro Wilderness Peak (3,524 ft/1,074 m), the highest peak in the forest and the only tropical wilderness in ...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Headlines & Global News

Oldest-Known Muscle Tissue Found In Fossil Of Jellyfish-Like Creature
Headlines & Global News
... and chemical evidence in older rocks, as well as molecular comparisons, have indirectly suggested that animals may have a much earlier origin than previously thought," said Alex Liu of Cambridge's Department of Earth Sciences, lead author of the paper.
New fossil likely displays the earliest origin of muscles in animalsTech Times
Paleontologists discover world's oldest known musclesChristian Science Monitor
560-Million-Year-Old Fossil Provides Earliest Evidence of
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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 19, 2014

Design & Trend

Researchers Capture Jellyfish's Sting In Slow Motion
Design & Trend
(Photo : Wikipedia) Jumping Jellyfish: Researchers have figured out how to capture a jellyfish's sting on video. Researchers have figured out how to capture a jellyfish's sting on camera, writes Science World Report. In the latest episode of the ...
Video: Jellyfish stinging in slow
Amazing high-speed video captures jellyfish's fearsome stingScience Recorder
Microscopic Camera Captures 'Jellyfish' Sting Like Never Before [Video]Latino Post
Science World Report -Tech Times -Huffington Post
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Posted on Aug 16, 2014

NatGeo News Watch (blog)

Why Are Jellyfish Swarming This Summer?
NatGeo News Watch (blog)
(Related: “ 'Immortal' Jellyfish Swarm World's Oceans.”) Both areas have seen blooms—the term for an explosion of the gelatinous creatures—before. But in recent years, some scientists have begun to suspect that they're becoming bigger and more common.

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