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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Not What You Think
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 4, 2019
Newly discovered and rather phallic-looking clams dwell at the bottom of the ocean and are some of only a few animals known to eat wood.
Staff | Jul 1, 2018
Meet Cindy Van Dover, a deepsea explorer and the first female to pilot Alvin, the submersible that has ferried researchers into some of the ocean's deepest depths.
Lantern in the Dark
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018
Lanternfish evolution provides unique insights into how deep-sea species might respond to commercial fishing.
Starfish in the Deep Sea Can See
Abby Olena | Feb 6, 2018
A study of 13 starfish species reveals that even animals that live at depths where sunlight doesn’t reach have functioning eyes.
Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017
Scientists are taking a close look at fish skeletons for inspiration to solve engineering problems.
Image of the Day: Eyes from the Deep
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 15, 2017
Scientists have discovered a new type of eye cell in a deep-sea fish species.