jellyfish

comb jellies

This Jelly’s Butthole Only Appears When It Poops

“No anus or anal pore in any other animal is like this.”
Becky Ferreira
3.5.19
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
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