• Posts Tagged ‘Marine Biology’

    Strange Science: The Frilled Shark

    by  • November 24, 2017 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Frilled shark

    A frilled shark sounds like an animal that would be at home at a tea party, with frills and ruffles, right? Wrong. The frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is actually a terrifying, serpentine shark with 300 needle-sharp teeth lining its mouth in neat rows. It’s also a shark that has been around for a long time....

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    An Afternoon with Odessa Malko

    by  • November 13, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "An Afternoon with Odessa Malko"

    An interview by R. L. Evars, as provided by Emma Whitehall Art by Ariel Alian Wilson When I first meet Odessa Malko, I barely know what to expect. The marine crypto-biologist has recently become the talk of Aforcaster, with her astounding research into the hitherto-mysterious creature, Microcosmus marinus–otherwise known as the Kraken. However, she...

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    The Letters of Dr. Walter Matheson

    by  • December 21, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Letters of Dr Walter Matheson

    Letters by Dr. Walter Matheson, Ph.D., as provided by Jennifer Mitchell Art by Luke Spooner Dated 12 June 2015 Dr. Walsh, I have made a discovery that I think you will find of interest. While collecting water samples with my research assistant, I came across a small species of jellyfish. To me they seemed unremarkable,...

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    Notes on the Genetics and a Hypothesis on the Hybridization Life Cycle of Homo sapiens and Homo aquatium

    by  • January 5, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Notes on the Genetics and a Hypothesis on the Hybridization Life Cycle of Homo sapiens and Homo aquatium

    Research by: Dr. Herbert K. Bloch, Chief Physician, Shikellamy Asylum, Dellville, PA Transcribed and submitted by: Fred S. Lubnow, Ph.D. Illustration by: Steve Maschuck This short paper provides the results of hopefully the first in a series of investigations into the hybridization of humans (Homo sapiens) and deep ones (Homo aquatium). While this unique...

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    Audio Recording 5024

    by  • May 12, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Todd Forest, as provided by Christine Layton. Salvaged from Seaforming Expedition (Program Terminated). Art by Shannon Legler “Do you think they ever travel?” I watched the mattress of the bunk above dip and shift as Donald rolled over onto his side. His round and florid face appeared over the edge...

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    Mabel’s Mission

    by  • April 1, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Mabel Foster, as provided by K. Esta Art by Shannon Legler Unfortunately for most mad scientists in this world–sorry I shouldn’t say “mad.” That’s what I keep hearing everyone else around here call you. I know some of you don’t like it, and rightfully so, it isn’t very nice. How about...

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