Josh the Space Fish

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Algae that Survives Outer Space Could Help Us Grow Food on Mars

Seriously, algae might help us grow food on Mars. No, really: Since July 2014, scientists from Fraunhofer, a German research organization, have been …

Fisherman bitten by shark he caught off Victorian coast

A fisherman who was bitten by a shark he had caught off the Victorian coast steered himself to shore in his boat and is being flown to hospital.<p>The man, 73, was fishing on his boat by himself off Queenscliff, east of Geelong, when a shark bit him on the right hand and arm just before 11am, …

Seaweed: marine life coming ashore

Industry has long harvested some of the 700 seaweed species in British waters, but are large-scale algae farms on the horizon?<p>British seaweeds are among our most underrated resources and hugely important for the ecology of the seas, but they get nothing like the recognition that, say, a wild meadow …

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NASA Has Been Setting Trash Fires in Space

If you can't take the heat, get out of the space program.<p>While we dream of landing on other worlds, we cannot overlook the basics of living there. Basics like fire safety in space, for example. It's not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of interplanetary exploration, but if you can't …

Spinn coffee thinks it’s better than pods, but who is really above pods?

Pod tech creates both the worst and most encouraging gadgets. Tortilla pods? Dumb, but probably useful. Cookie pods? Insulting, but likely tasty. We all know that pod tech has its roots in the OG of pod machines: Nespresso. But now, a company called Spinn wants you to know that it too can make a …

ABC News will stream the presidential debates on Facebook Live

ABC News and Facebook are teaming up to bring live streams of all the 2016 presidential debates online. The three debates will air live across eight TV networks as they typically do, but also on ABC News’ Facebook page. Viewers will be able to ask questions and make comments, which ABC says will be …

Amazon guilty of shipping dangerous goods to and from UK by air

Jury at Southwark crown court in London finds company guilty on four charges of breaching air navigation rules<p>Amazon has been found guilty of shipping dangerous goods by air. The items included lithium-ion batteries and flammable aerosols, which were flown in and out of the UK between January 2014 …

Quebec taxi industry loses injunction battle against Uber

The taxi industry's attempt to stymie Uber's entry into Quebec suffered a blow Tuesday after a judge rejected the cabbies' request for a temporary injunction against the ride-hailing company.<p>Taxi drivers wanted the injunction to prevent Uber and the government from implementing an agreement for a …

Your Tinder match can now judge you by your most-played songs on Spotify

If your music tastes tend toward the embarrassing, it might be time to clean up your Spotify account.<p>Starting Tuesday, Tinder users will be able to …

Apple Music drives first serious music industry growth since 1999

Apple Music is having a big impact on the profitability of the music industry, according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America.<p>How big? Apple Music is one of the key players driving what looks to be the recording industry’s first back-to-back yearly growth since …

macOS Sierra is now available to download

After a summer of beta versions, Apple has just released the final version of macOS Sierra. macOS Sierra is the major update of OS X El Capitan — yes, OS X is dead, long live macOS. Other than the name change, this year’s update brings many neat improvements over El Capitan, making it a polished …

Celebrating Kay Obendorf's 50-year fiber science legacy

Architecture & Design<p>News & Events<p>mmo59@cornell.edu<p>607-255-9451<p>“What would Kay do?” asked speaker after speaker at a Sept. 8 symposium in honor of …

Tardigrade protein helps human DNA withstand radiation

Tardigrades, or water bears, are pudgy, microscopic animals that look like a cross between a caterpillar and a naked mole rat. These aquatic …

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Sir Frederick Holliday, marine biologist and university vice-chancellor – obituary

Sir Frederick Holliday, who has died aged 80, was a marine biologist, naturalist, academic and businessman.<p>As well as serving as the principal of the University of Stirling from 1973 to 1975, vice-chancellor and warden of the University of Durham from 1980 to 1990 and chairman of the Northumbrian …

Expedition to study scale of microplastics on Atlantic's smallest creatures

Scientists will sail from the UK to the Falkland Islands to study the level of microplastic pollution on tiny zooplankton at the bottom of the food chain<p>Scientists will set off from the east coast of England this week to journey thousands of miles across the Atlantic to discover how bad the problem …

How Tiny Algae Helped Form the Famous White Cliffs of Dover

England’s famed White Cliffs of Dover were formed almost 100 million years ago out of the crushed shells of tiny single-celled algae. Now a team of …

Curaçao Advanced Marine Biology - High School Study Abroad

Program Description<p>Welcome to Curaçao, where the abundant reefs and pristine waters will be your classroom as you embark on a journey to learn and …

Indonesia's Explosive Response to Illegal Fishing Could Be Saving the Industry

It’s not easy to forget the image of boats being blown up at sea—and that’s how the Indonesian government wants it, if its hardline approach to …

Everything’s Coming Up Algae

Certain kinds of algae are already commonplace in our diets. For example, your sushi rolls and musubi are wrapped in seaweed (a marine algae), the …

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World 'completely unprepared for' warming of oceans and threat to marine life

The warming of the world's oceans is spreading dangerous diseases and affecting fish stocks and crop yields, a major new report has …

News Species of Butterflyfish Discovered in Deep Reef

Image courtesy of Greg McFall / NOAA.<p>Scientists from Bishop Museum and NOAA have published a description of a new species of butterflyfish from deep …

Increased ocean acidification is due to human activities, say scientists: More anthropogenic carbon in the northeast Pacific means weaker shells for many marine species

More anthropogenic carbon in the northeast Pacific means weaker shells for many marine species<p>Oceanographers report that the northeast Pacific Ocean …

Visions of Algae in Eighteenth-Century Botany

Although not normally considered the most glamorous of Mother Nature's offerings, algae has found itself at the heart of many a key moment in the …

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Did You Know That Chemical Sunscreen is Killing Marine Life?

<i>When we are exposed to sun , we choose the most secure sun assurance for ourselves and our little ones because chemical sunscreen is not the most</i> …

Dropbox hack 'affected 68 million users'

<b>A Dropbox security breach in 2012 has affected more than 68 million account holders, according to security experts.</b><p>Last week, Dropbox reset all passwords that had remained unchanged since mid-2012 "as a preventive measure".<p>In 2012, Dropbox had said hacks on "other websites" had affected customers …

Samsung's Value Drops Almost $7 Billion After Galaxy Notes 'Catch Fire'

Samsung Electronics’ (ssnlf) mobile recovery was under pressure on Thursday after it delayed shipments of its premium Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid …

Apple CEO says EU tax ruling 'total political crap': Irish Independent

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook described an EU ruling that it must pay a huge tax bill to Ireland as “total political crap”, but France joined Germany on Thursday in backing Brussels as transatlantic tensions grow.<p>European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager …

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Largest marine park on the planet established in Hawaii - Pacific Beat - ABC Radio Australia

The US state of Hawaii can now lay claim to the largest marine park on the planet, after President Barack Obama more than quadrupled the size of the …

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