Entries in jellyfish (3)

Thursday
Oct272016

Bioluminescence: Tropical Forest Species And How They Can Shed Light On New Medicines

The natural world has been creating light for over 400 million years through chemical reactions. In the ocean, more than 90% of species use bioluminescence to light up their lives, however, did you know bioluminescence has evolved in some land species too. Fireflies, fungi and even snails use light to survive. The amazing skills these species possess can even aid in medical research! 

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Tuesday
Oct062015

7 Small deadly animals

Deadly animals? Sure. Crocodiles, snakes, sharks. But we are talking much, much smaller. The obvious small animal with the ability to kill you – and is at home all around the world – is a mosquito; simply because it can carry fatal diseases. And there are so many more!

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Monday
Sep212015

7 Things You Didn't Know About Jellyfish

They may be found in every ocean on Earth, but jellyfish are still some of the most mystifying creatures in the world. Often underestimated, these animals harbour some of nature’s most innovative adaptive techniques – here are a few facts you may not know about jellyfish.

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