Today jellybiologist.com turns one year old! I want to take this oppertunity to thank you for visiting my wee corner of the web and seeing it through its first year of life. I started this blog because my lab bench… Read More ›
Month: July 2013
The The Vancouver Aquarium is rocking my world today. Go check out these awesome jellies for a much needed brain break! http://www.vanaqua.org/learn/see-and-learn/live-cams/spotted-jelly-cam
Big day for my home lab! Three of our lab members are on the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s ship the Western Flyer, collecting jellies from as deep as 2000 meters (~6500 ft) below sea level. Follow their progress, including daily… Read More ›
The world famous jelly researcher Nando Boero named a jelly species after his hero, “the most important music composer of the last century: Frank Zappa.” With this brilliance I can not argue. Many a proud scientist has named a species… Read More ›
I love these so much it hurts. Their creator, Timothy Horn, is a master of light and form.
The editor of deepseanews.com was kind enough to invite me to write a post for them. This post appears on their site at: http://deepseanews.com/2013/07/are-jellyfish-immortal/ and is reblogged here. A species of jelly, Turritopsis dohrnii, is able to cheat death, curling into a… Read More ›