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A school of bicolour anthias fish on a coral reef in Fiji

Fish schools: Not all seats in the class are equal

... new friends, yet sitting too close to the back has its own perils, as your teacher may assume you are a troublemaker ... groups." Like our classrooms, fish tend to have their own place in the school, but what factors decide which fish ...

colourful fish in deep sea

Marine Elevator to Study Deep Sea Fish

... the surface of mars than we do about the depths of our own ocean, but scientists from the California Academy of ...

The cost of eyes

... usage of the whole fish, and that of the eyes on their own. In the same way that human energy consumption would be ...

colourful fish in deep sea

Fish elevator reveals mysterious fish from the Twilight Zone

... that we know more about outer space than we do about our own oceans. Now Bart Shepherd and his team at the California ...

What is the most asymmetrical animal?

... roles and would no longer be able to survive on their own. Kat - Presumably, before they get stolen by a dolphin to ...

this is a picture of a whale with its tail out of the water

Could a human survive swallowing by a whale?

... to your podcasts, and now I have a question of my own I hope you might have an answer to. :) Recently I've been ...

The 'Flycave', a 1-m high, 1-m diameter cylindrical flight arena. Images are displayed on the walls of the cylinder using three projectors.

Virtual Reality for flies and fish!

... the Holodeck in Star Trek? Well, animals now have their own virtual reality room... Virtual Reality for flies and ...

A gas blowtorch for braising and welding

Fry me up a perfect fish

... with new chefs in the kitchen or people that cook in their own homes, is they play with the food when it's in the pan or ...

Probiscus monkey

The Ugly Animal Preservation Society

... because it's a "smurf" blue which is interesting in its own right, but if you scare it, its bum drops off.  I guess ...

Larval fish

Tracing the effects of oil in the open ocean

... the oil or the little globs.  So BP has been using their own chemical dispersant called Corexit and they've been ...

Osedax frankpressi from whale-2893.

A Collection of Marine Critters

... And what's so cool about them is that they farm their own bacteria in their gills.  They hover around the vent ...

Losing Nemo - How Acid Oceans Deafen Fish

... communicate, to detect and avoid predators, to find their own shoal mates, and also to detect potential prey items.  ...

Workers harvest catfish from the Delta Pride Catfish farms in Mississippi.

The Pros and Cons of Aquaculture

... issue is quite a sensitive one in Europe, but I think - my own belief in this particular one is that that will be one ...

Zombie

The parasites that control your mind

... are able to manipulate behaviour teaches us about how our own brains work, and sheds light on the complex evolutionary ...