I am admittedly a huge invertebrate nerd. But there’s a lot more going on in the ocean than can be caught with a plankton net. For this week’s TGIF, check out super awesome Scripps alumna and MIT post-doc Melissa Garren on the glory and the mystery oceanic microbes.
h/t Bruce Carlson and TED
Since its so gray and dreary in California today, we were discussing brighter topics over lunch – naturally, ogling over some bioluminescence. If you haven’t seen Edith Widder’s TED talks about her work on glowing sea creatures, sit back with a cuppa and sip it up: . . . → Read More: TGIF: Edith Widder’s TED talks on Bioluminescence
Mo, the Neurophilosopher, brought to my attention via Twitter Wired Science’s “10 Fantastic Marine Biology Videos“. They are all great bits from the marine youtube-o-sphere. Most of them we have played here one time or another, but one was actually new to me. A TED talk by David Gallo. He’s an oceanographer at Wood’s Hole . . . → Read More: Marine Biology Videos at Wired Science
From TED… With vibrant video clips captured by submarines, David Gallo takes us to some of Earth’s darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the valleys and volcanic ridges of the oceans’ depths, where life is bizarre, resilient and shockingly abundant. . . . → Read More: TGIF: David Gallo Discusses The Deep