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Whatever You Do, Don't Pee On A Jellyfish Sting If You Get Stung At The Beach This Summer - LittleThings

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LittleThings

Whatever You Do, Don't Pee On A Jellyfish Sting If You Get Stung At The Beach This Summer
LittleThings
At long last though, the “solution” of peeing on a jellyfish sting is finally off the table! “When I first started doing this research I was surprised that a lot of this advice doesn't really come from science,” said Christie Wilcox, a venom scientist ...

Scientists probe role of sunscreen in accelerating coral reef decline - UPI.com

2 days 10 hours ago

UPI.com

Scientists probe role of sunscreen in accelerating coral reef decline
UPI.com
It contained high amounts of a widely used ingredient called oxybenzone, which Downs and other researchers proved is extremely toxic to corals in laboratory research published in 2015 in the journal Archives of Environmental Toxicology. He said ...
NOAA Coral Reef Watch Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Outlook (CFS based) for the next Four Months - Global OceanNOAA Coral Reef Watch
Global coral bleaching event likely ending | National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNOAA

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Peanut Worm, Faceless Fish, And More: Strange Sea Creatures Surprise Australian Scientists - Tech Times

3 days 11 hours ago

Tech Times

Peanut Worm, Faceless Fish, And More: Strange Sea Creatures Surprise Australian Scientists
Tech Times
Throughout June, the team were onboard their research vessel The Investigator, exploring a habitat 4,000 meters (13,123 feet) below sea called the eastern abyss. Among those uncovered is the peanut worm, which ... how to better protect their less ...

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A glowing invasion of 'fire bodies' is underway in the Pacific - Mother Nature Network (blog)

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Mother Nature Network (blog)

A glowing invasion of 'fire bodies' is underway in the Pacific
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Bizarre, gelatinous, and glowing jellyfish-like organisms known as a pyrosomes are showing up in massive numbers never before recorded off the U.S. West Coast. And marine scientists are completely stumped as to why. "It's really weird," Jennifer Fisher ...

People Reacted Like Really Mature Adults After Scientists Encountered This Dick-Shaped Creature - BuzzFeed News

4 days 7 hours ago

BuzzFeed News

People Reacted Like Really Mature Adults After Scientists Encountered This Dick-Shaped Creature
BuzzFeed News
... chief scientist of the expedition. According to O'Hara, understanding this habitat is key to helping to preserve it: "This will assist in its conservation and management and help to protect it from the impacts of climate change, pollution and other ...

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Forget What You've Heard About the Pee Cure, Here's How to Really Fix a Jellyfish Sting - Smithsonian

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Smithsonian

Forget What You've Heard About the Pee Cure, Here's How to Really Fix a Jellyfish Sting
Smithsonian
“When I first started doing this research I was surprised that a lot of this advice doesn't really come from science,” says Christie Wilcox, a venom scientist at the University of Hawai'i, and coauthor of two recent studies on jellyfish sting treatment ...

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