• Posts Tagged ‘Marine Biology’

    Strange Science: Coral Regrowth

    by  • February 15, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Coral outcrop on Flynn Reef

    Sometimes, accidents make for great science! In this case, a scientist cleaning coral out of a tank accidentally broke the coral. However, in three weeks, each of the dozen pieces of broken coral had grown to the size of the original coral. The broken coral had originally taken three years to grow to its size,...

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    Sacrifice

    by  • January 28, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art accompanying "Sacrifice"

    An essay by Eleanor Bradley, as provided by Annika Sundberg Art by Leigh Legler My name is Eleanor Bradley and I am the reason you are alive. How do I know this, you ask? Anyone could be reading this. But here’s the deal. I saved all of you. You’re welcome. Too bad I didn’t...

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    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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