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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
Studying Deep-Sea Corals
What happens to deep-sea coral samples after they are collected? In this image...
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 09:23
Dr. Martha Nizinski holds a specimen of a fan sponge (Phakellia sp.) collected at a...
Treated Cancer Cells
These cancer cells have been treated with discodermolide, a chemical obtained from...
Diving in Guam
Dr. Valerie Paul is studying chemical defenses that may protect coral reefs from...
Dr. Stephen Cairns
Dr. Stephen Cairns is a research zoologist and chair of the Department of...