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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: Mussel Bubble
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 27, 2017
Scientists examine the effect of ocean acidification on mussel larvae.
Coastal Critters Make Epic Voyages After 2011 Tsunami
Ashley Yeager | Sep 28, 2017
Marine species survived rafting thousands of kilometers on debris swept into the water by the giant wave, scientists say.
Image of the Day: Can’t Touch This
Staff | Aug 21, 2017
Scientists engineer a new polymer that prevents macrofouling mussels from sticking to underwater surfaces.
Aggie Mika | May 11, 2017
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2013
Scientists develop a gel that mimics mollusc glue to coat the insides of blood vessels.
A Gamete Matchmaker
Hannah Waters | Mar 22, 2012
Chemical cues dispersed by mussel eggs may attract sperm that are their perfect match.