'Lucky Luke' Of The Seas: How Ambush-feeding Zooplankton Capture Prey
Copenhagen, Denmark - Sep 3, 2009 16:50 EST
Could you filter 100,000 cubic metres of syrup every day to find food in a concentration of two grains of rice per cubic metre?
This is what zooplankters, such as copepods, do every day, gathering microscopic food particles (algae etc.) from...
Research: Warming Oceans Triggering Release Of Greenhouse Gases From Seabed
Southampton, U.K.e - Aug 14, 2009 17:28 EST
The warming of an Arctic current over the last 30 years has triggered the release of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from methane hydrate stored in the sediment beneath the seabed.
Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton working in collaboration...
'Doctor Fish' Help Heal Psoriasis In Greek Hot Spa Pool
Sivas, Greece - Aug 10, 2009 22:09 EST
Garra rufa obtusas, also known as "doctor fish", swim around the face of a man as he relaxes in a hot spa pool in Kangal, 105 kilometers (65 miles) south of the central Anatolian city of Sivas August 9, 2009....
The Underwater Channel.tv Launches Contest To Find 'The Face Of Australia'
London, England - Feb 9, 2009 11:42 EST
A new international competition has been launched by The Underwater Channel.tv and PADI to find an experienced and knowledgeable Aussie diver with bags of confidence and charisma to join The Underwater Channel.tv's team of presenters. The new presenter would...
Slow Growing Cave Sponges Play Surprising Role In Coral Reef Health
Groningen, The Netherlands - Jan 16, 2009 17:15 EST
Tropical oceans are known as the deserts of the sea. And yet this unlikely environment is the very place where the rich and fertile coral reef grows. Dutch researcher Jasper de Goeij investigated how caves in the coral reef ensure...