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What Makes Sponges Grow?
Sponges are animals that eat tiny food particles as they pump water through their...
Fri, 12/11/2015 - 09:38
The Moorea Biocode Project
Scientists on the tiny island of Moorea, in the Pacific, are gathering one of every...
Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:48
Hydrothermal Vent Creatures
Travel to a world of perpetual night--the deep ocean hydrothermal vents near the...
Fri, 12/03/2010 - 12:59
It may be the last place you’d expect to find corals—up to 6,000 m (20,000 ft)...
Studying Deep-Sea Corals
What happens to deep-sea coral samples after they are collected? In this image...
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 09:23
Long before they disappeared from maps, sea monsters were repurposed for politics....
A Mermaid's Vanity
A siren admires herself in a mirror—a sign of her vanity—amongst ships in the...
The Many Footed Beast
Polypus (meaning “many-footed”) was used to describe many animals, from the...