Seasick Fish?

  Scientists investigating the potential effects of weightlessness on atronauts in zero-gravity environments recently made an interesting – and perhaps surprising? – discovery: fish can get “seasick.”  Not a comfortable prospect for water-borne creatures, certainly, but researches are hoping that

Seaweed in your tank?

With a plummeting economy, increased air pollution, threats of radical climate change, and peak oil just around the corner, many scientists are very busy looking for alternative energy resources. One possibility may come as a surprise, even for shore-dwellers: using

Strangers in the Deep

Researchers in both Antarctica and the waters south of Tasmania have been exploring uncharted underwater terrain, including over a hundred undersea mountains, some as high as 1,640 feet, and trenches even larger than the Grand Canyon.  These deep sea topographies