Jellyfish

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  • Deep Sea Jellyfish Resembles Exploding Firework
    The amazing looking Halitrephes maasi jellyfish resembles an exploding firework. It was encountered by the E/V Nautilus research vessel. (January 18, 2018)

  • Amazing Looking Jellyfish Discovered Near Mariana Trench
    Scientists discovered this beautiful jellyfish while exploring the Enigma Seamount near the Mariana Trench. (May 3, 2016)

    Some Ancient Comb Jellyfish Had Armored Bodies and Lacked Tentacles
    Chinese scientists have found fossils that show ancient comb jellies lacked tentacles and had spiky armored bodies. (August 2, 2015)

    Study Finds Jellyfish Can Detect Ocean Currents and Swim Against Them
    Jellyfish do more than just drift aimlessly in the ocean. They can detect ocean currents and swim against them. (February 1, 2015)

    New Jellyfish Species Discovered in the Gulf of Venice
    A new jellyfish species has been discovered in the Gulf of Venice. The previously unknown jellyfish surprised scientists by appearing in a well studied region. (May 16, 2014)

    Israeli Nanotechnology Company Plans to Turn Jellyfish Into Paper Towels and Tampons
    An Israeli nanotechnology company is developing a technology to turn jellyfish into papers towels and other products. (April 19, 2014)

    Peanut Butter and Jellyfish: Moon Jellies Fed Peanut Butter in Experiment
    Researchers fed peanut butter to baby moon jellies in an experiment. The jellies grew at a near normal rate. (February 26, 2014)

    New Species of Giant Jellyfish Washes Ashore in Tasmania
    A new species of giant jellyfish was found washed up on a beach in Tasmania. An excited scientist said phwoar when she saw the photograph. (February 6, 2014)

    Tiny Flying Robot Resembles a Jellyfish
    Leif Ristroph and colleagues at New York University have built a four-winged robot that flies like a jellyfish. (November 26, 2013)

    South Korean Scientists Develop Jellyfish Shredding Robot
    Scientists develop jellyfish shredding robot called JEROS. JEROS stands for Jellyfish Elimination Robotic Swarm. (October 4, 2013)

    Giant Jellyfish in Sea of Japan
    (December 16, 2007)