June 29, 2013

Human-Sized Mystery Blob Found off Coast of Cuba

Rebecca Helm, Deep Sea News

AP Photo

I asked Rebecca Helm is a PhD student at Brown University to guest post at DSN.  She studies the evolutionary developmental biology of jellyfish. When not caring for baby jellies, she writes for jellybiologist.com, a website dedicated to all things science, art, and jellyfish.

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TAGGED: Jellyfish, Marine Biology, Squids, Cuba


October 12, 2013
Why Seals Should Be as Fat as Possible
Caroline Schanche, Story of Size
For those who have seen elephant seals up close and personal, there is no questioning the fact that elephant seals are not afraid to put on the pounds. This guy surely doesn’t seem to mind his blubbery appearance:In... more ››
October 16, 2013
Jellyfish Born in Space Have Hard Time on Earth
Rebecca Helm, DSN
Why send jellies to space? Well, because it’s awesome (true for anything in space), but mostly because of little crystals jellies keep in their bodies, and what these crystals can tell us about long-term human space travel. more ››