My Life in Sea Creatures by Sabrina Imbler review – an exquisite science-memoir hybrid

My Life in Sea Creatures by Sabrina Imbler review – an exquisite science-memoir hybrid

For the deep sea octopus, motherhood heralds a lengthy and ultimately lethal hunger strike. She’ll breed just once, and her eggs will require much of the energy she has slowly acquired during her long life in order to survive. She guards them until they hatch and won’t allow trivial matters like eating to distract her…

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER BIZARRE NEW DEEP SEA CREATURES

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER BIZARRE NEW DEEP SEA CREATURES

Ooey-gooey translucent eels! A deepwater dumpling! A silver specimen that walks on little stilts!카지노사이트 A dazzling array of fabulously strange deep sea creatures were just discovered off of Australia’s Western Coast, where scientists mapped the seafloor of two new marine parks for the very first time. “We are really excited about the prospect of discovering…

Professor’s Tack Faculty Lecture to examine sea monsters: Myth or legend?

Professor’s Tack Faculty Lecture to examine sea monsters: Myth or legend?

Viewing sea monsters from the perspectives of both a sailor and a classicist inspired Georgia Irby’s curiosity about what’s behind all the frothy fear down through the ages.카지노사이트 Irby, professor of classical studies at William & Mary, will discuss how her perspectives connect in the fall 2022 Tack Faculty Lecture, “Sea Monsters! ‘O Brave new…

News spotlight: Sea creatures could harbor the next generation of medications, but are they at risk?

News spotlight: Sea creatures could harbor the next generation of medications, but are they at risk?

Forests have long yielded lifesaving medicines. From cancer drugs like vincristine to quinine for malaria, about a quarter of the medications used in developed countries are derived from plants — in developing countries, it can be as much as 80 percent.카지노사이트 Increasingly, scientists are unlocking a new, natural medicine chest: the sea. Worldwide, 21 marine-derived…