Image of the Day: Gnashers
Image of the Day: Gnashers
A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Image of the Day: Gnashers

A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  

A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  

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Image of the Day: Not What You Think
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.  

Image of the Day: On the Rocks
Image of the Day: On the Rocks
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 15, 2019
Otters leave distinct patterns of wear on rocks they use for pounding mussels.
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 6, 2018
Marine scientists are making efforts to replenish abalones along the shores of California.
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam 
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 12, 2017
Researchers have undertaken a comprehensive study on the status of giant clams across the world. 
Image of the Day: Mussel Bubble
Image of the Day: Mussel Bubble
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 27, 2017
Scientists examine the effect of ocean acidification on mussel larvae.
Image of the Day: Toothy Slugs
Image of the Day: Toothy Slugs
The Scientist Staff | Feb 7, 2017
The 480–million-year old Calvapilosa kroegerii was a spiny slug with a tongue lined with hundreds of tiny teeth.
Light Sensors in Cephalopod Skin
Light Sensors in Cephalopod Skin
Kerry Grens | May 21, 2015
Squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses possess vision machinery in their skin.
Mollusk Mockup
Mollusk Mockup
Molly Sharlach | Feb 1, 2015
Researchers develop a “micro-scallop” meant to glide through biological fluids by opening and closing a pair of silicone shells.
Shell Games
Shell Games
Molly Sharlach | Feb 1, 2015
See how scallop locomotion informed the design of a microscopic robot that could one day navigate our circulatory systems.