I get email alerts whenever anyone mentions jellyfish in a research article, and most of the time these alerts do not result in days of emotional confusion. But for almost two… Read more “Using jellyfish to grow rice”
There are some gorgeous embryos out there. As an evolutionary developmental biologist I can’t help but take a little detour from jellies to post some of these stunning works.… Read more “Beautiful embryo photos”
In the last edition of jellies as living art the jellies were mostly in far out blooms. This week we’re getting up close and personal to see… Read more “Jellies as Living Art part 2”
This lovely and well researched video shows footage of the elusive mauve stinger jelly, which is rarely seen off the California coast. I was particularly excited to… Read more “Video: Mauve stinger jelly off the California coast”
In 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL keeps a watchful eye on his human cargo, while also navigating through space towards a mysterious destination. A single asteroid bump and… Read more “The unblinking box jelly eye”
What gives this comb jelly its iridescent rainbow stripes, and how do these rainbows help it move? To find out, check out this great video by Lee Stevens.
Last week I did a post on jellies as living art. Now it’s time to celebrate the ways jellies have influenced art. This series, painted on trash… Read more “Art as jellies”