Tagged: zoology

Deep-sea critter madness: new species, new photos - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jul 07, 2010

I love Wired.* Sea cucumber. And nope, it's not CG... I also love strange deep-sea critters, and brilliant photos of them.  So this recent article in Wired is a quite a treat. Captured between 700 and 3,660 (or so) metres** deep along the mid-Atlantic ridge***, it showcases 10 new deepwater species which … Read More

Sunday reading list - Code for life

Grant Jacobs May 16, 2010

[caption id="attachment_2169" align="alignleft" width="227" caption="(Source: publicdomainpictures.net)"][/caption] There is a difference to claiming that compounds have molecular properties and claiming that they have higher-level properties as a consequence. Similarly, observing that a substance is essential, does not necessarily mean that supplementation of it will be beneficial. A recent double-blind controlled study of Omega 3 oil … Read More