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Why leatherback turtles linger in South Pacific Gyre, and why it matters

— 9 Feb 2011 16:17 | Biology

Leatherbacks. They are the Olympians of the turtle world - swimming farther, diving deeper and venturing into colder waters than any other marine turtle species. But for all their toughness,…

Jellyfish counterattack in winter

— 13 Dec 2010 16:52 | Biology

A study carried out over 50 years by an international team, with the participation of the Balearic Oceanography Centre of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) has confirmed an…

Lyfish-inspired pumps

— 23 Nov 2010 16:44 | Technology

To the causal aquarium visitor, the jellyfish doesn't seem to be a particularly powerful swimmer; compared to a fish, it glides slowly and peacefully…

Voracious comb jellyfish 'invisible' to prey

— 11 Oct 2010 11:03 | Biology

Despite its primitive structure, the North American comb jellyfish can sneak up on its prey like a high-tech stealth submarine, making it a successful predator. Researchers, including…

Small fish exploits forbidding environment

— 16 Jul 2010 12:28 | Biology

Jellyfish moved into the oceans off the coast of southwest Africa when the sardine population crashed. Now another small fish is living in the oxygen-depleted zone part-time and turning…

New parasite could be late summer beach pest

— 10 Jun 2010 11:15 | Biology

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have discovered a new sea anemone that is thought to have established itself in Swedish waters. Larvae from similar anemones causes skin…

Conference highlights impact of unsettled summer weather on UK marine life

— 6 Jan 2010 12:06 | Environment

A recent scientific conference has provided new evidence for the effects of unseasonal summer storms on a variety of spectacular marine life, including deadly jellyfish, basking sharks…

Caltech researchers link tiny sea creatures to large-scale ocean mixing

— 29 Jul 2009 20:13 | Biology

Using a combination of theoretical modelling, energy calculations, and field observations, researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have for the first time…

'Jellyfish joyride' a threat to the oceans

— 9 Jun 2009 12:08 | Biology

Early action could be crucial to addressing the problem of major increases in jellyfish numbers, which appears to be the result of human activities. New research led by CSIRO Climate…

Jellyfish shed fluorescent light on how the brain works

— 5 Jun 2009 16:50 | Biology

New research offers prospect of watching the brain as it learns. Scientists at the University of Leicester are developing new ways of studying how brain cells work - thanks to jellyfish!…

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