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spooky spooky ugly

Anglerfish don’t only dress up just for Halloween like us, they are daily masters of disguise and costume changes.  Female anglerfish come in many shapes, colors, and shades of ugly while the male anglerfish are tiny & often unexciting.   32 more words

New Cohort

In Darkest Memory Submerged

A Review of Nick Cutter’s The Deep (forthcoming January 2015, Gallery Books).
By Derek Newman-Stille

There are unexplored places in our world, places of darkness, places of depth, places that are so hostile to human life that we can barely explore them. 676 more words

Fiction Book Reviews

There is a pleasure

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes, 12 more words
Nature

8 days away....

First, a shameless brag about a project that I worked on as an intern which was featured in the New York Times…

Fighting poisons with microbes… 95 more words

Research

Urashima

Urashima was a fisherman of the Inland Sea. Every night he plied his trade.

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In pursuit of a $500 million harvest, India is gearing up for a deep dive

Every year, an estimated Rs3,000 crore ($500 million) worth of tuna and other deep sea fish swim out of Indian waters and into the nets of fishermen in Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia. 478 more words

Invertebrate of the Week #11 - 'Venus's Flower Basket' (Euplectella aspergillum)

Up to this point, arthropods have dominated the Invertebrate of the Week series so I am going to give them a rest and head over to a different invertebrate lineage: the sponges (phylum Porifera). 630 more words

Natural History