Roboctopus!

19 March 2009 grant b 0

New Scientist introduces our latest underwater overlords – or at least the blueprints for one – in a story about Italian researchers who’re designing the […]

Stingray, I can… whoah.

2 March 2009 grant b 0

The British press has been all over this, but a fisherman (and biologist) landed a record-sized stingray in Thailand: Guardian: A British angler – with […]

Snowballs and Killer Whales

11 February 2009 grant b 0

Researchers studying the McMurdo Sound killer whales may have started something among the orcas: LiveScience, via Yahoo:One of the whales, probably an adult female, was […]

Dolphin Tools.

11 December 2008 grant b 1

Science News reports on new findings that our intelligent neighbors to the sea have finally been spotted using tools: These dolphins dive to the bottom […]

Solar Sea Slug

2 December 2008 grant b 0

New Scientist loves nudibranchs… especially when they can generate their own power from sunlight: Elysia chlorotica is a lurid green sea slug, with a gelatinous […]