jellyfish

Stings

Thousands Stung as Venomous ‘Jellyfish’ Invade Australian Beaches

Bluebottle stings are a normal part of life for Australian beachgoers, but this summer has been particularly intense due to high winds.
Becky Ferreira
1.7.19
future of food

I Tried Futuristic Alcohol-Soaked Jellyfish and They’re Not Bad

With a little mayo, they’re pretty tasty.
Louise Matsakis
12.13.17
groggy jellies

Brainless Jellyfish Sleep Too

It's the first-ever example of sleep in animals without a brain.
Samantha Cole
9.21.17
brain

Scientists Made Mice That Are See-Through, Shrunken, and Glow in the Dark

This new technique gives scientists a whole new perspective on the body's insides.
Bryson Masse
8.22.16
video

Decomposing Jellyfish Goop Is Clogging Up Norway’s Northern Fjords

This is really gross.
Rachel Pick
11.25.15
Florida

A Guide to Surviving the Portuguese Man-o-War Invasion

A long, holiday weekend seems like the perfect time to slip off to the beach. Which also makes it the perfect time for Portuguese man-o-wars to make their attack.
Ben Richmond
7.3.15
earth

Just How Big Are the Biggest Sea Monsters, Really?

We have a tendency to exaggerate.
Victoria Turk
1.13.15
Cambridge

These Are The Oldest Fossilized Muscles, and They Are Rewriting Prehistory

Haootia quadriformis: do you even lift?
Becky Ferreira
8.27.14
Motherboard Blog

A Sky Full of Jellyfish Drones Seems Like a Pretty Good Nightmare

NYU mathematicians achieve a first: a self-correcting ornithopter.
Michael Byrne
1.18.14
Motherboard Blog

Britain's Alien Squid Mystery

It's either a very cool marine creature, or a very cool fake marine creature.
Victoria Turk
12.5.13
Motherboard Blog

Why Does the Navy Need a Giant Robotic Jellyfish?

The Navy's stayed vague about what exactly these aqua-drones will do, but common sense suggests it could be something violent.
Adam Clark Estes
4.2.13
Motherboard Blog

Glowing Jellyfish Are Helping Fight Ovarian Cancer: A Chat With Nathalie Scholler

"You want me to predict how long it will take to cure cancer?"
Coralie Harmache
12.3.12