I know that it has been a long long time since I have updated my readers on my adventures. I have truly been very busy and plan to catch everybody up very soon. In addition to catching up with samples from the research cruise and advancing to being a PhD student, I just returned from the American Society of Microbiology conference in New Orleans where I presented a poster of my work on giant tube worm endosymbionts. In the meantime, please read my advisor's blog post about the research cruise, and forgive me for not being up to date with my adventures! I have been trying my best to keep up with everything and I promise to be back soon!
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In a study recently published, scientists from UH-Manoa and the University of Tokyo revealed that two species of deep-sea sharks — sixgill and prickly sharks — are “positively buoyant,” in that they have to work harder to swim downward than up, and they can glide upwards for minutes at a time without using their tails. 410 more words
After having the privilege of studying the ideologies and exercise of empires this semester at university, it has changed the way I read books like this. 536 more words
This adorable seven-inch, deep sea octopus is a species rarely seen by humans. In fact, very little is known about the life history of these animals. 311 more words