Mystery of Deep Sea Bacteria

Scientists Discover Deep-Sea Bacteria Has a Metabolism Unlike Anything We’ve Seen Before  CARLY CASSELLA 3 APRIL 2020 A curious kind of bacteria found on the floor of the deep ocean might have a metabolism unlike anything we’ve seen before. Known...

Ocean Creatures Protecting us from Viruses

NATURE Ocean Creatures Have Been Protecting Us From Millions of Viruses This Entire Time  PETER DOCKRILL 31 MARCH 2020 It’s fair to say that the world has had more than enough of viruses right now. Unfortunately, the converse is not necessarily true. The...

Marine species on the move as oceans warm

Marine species on the move as oceans warm Since pre-industrial times, the world’s oceans have warmed by an average of one degree Celsius (1°C). Now researchers report in Current Biology on March 26th that those rising temperatures have led to widespread changes...

Photo of the Week – March 23rd 2020

Photo of the Week – March 23rd 2020     Surgeon Fish – This fish has a sharp ‘knife’ near the tail (orange). This knife is folded inside the fish when not needed, but then can be popped out when fighting for territory with other...