A Blue View

A Blue View
1:13 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Masters of Disguise: Marine Animal Camouflage - 12/23/14

This world of ours can be a dangerous place—and for many undersea creatures, camouflage means the difference between life and death.

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A Blue View
9:39 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Pain Killer from the Sea - 12/16/14

Over 100 million American adults live with chronic pain—more than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease combined. It is a significant public health problem.

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A Blue View
8:42 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Inside Bioluminescence - 12/9/14

In the ocean’s deepest reaches, sunlight cannot penetrate, and yet, there is light. From softly glowing to dazzlingly brilliant, it is not the light of humans and their machines.

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A Blue View
9:30 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Sea Lampreys - 12/2/14

A Blue View
4:55 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Acidification and Animal Behavior - 11/25/14

Imagine if the air you breathed changed your behavior. You may become reckless or disoriented, even see or hear less effectively.

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A Blue View
9:16 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Up Close with Shark Teeth - 11/18/14

With a multiplicity of thin wafer-white triangles, each one dangerous and serrated, we know a top predator when we see one.

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A Blue View
6:06 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

The Amazing Life of the American Eel - 11/11/14

The life cycle and migratory patterns of eels had scientists stumped until relatively recently. Aristotle once theorized that these long, thin fish were spontaneously generated from the mud of river bottoms. Pliny the Elder thought they developed from adult eel skin that had rubbed off against rocks.

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A Blue View
8:44 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Fishes’ Sixth Sense - 11/4/14

We have five senses; ask any schoolchild and they can rattle them off on the fingers of one hand: hearing, taste, smell, touch and sight.

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A Blue View
10:45 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Underwater Volcanoes - 10/28/14

When most of us think of volcanoes, we think of mountains, rising and looming over flat plateaus. Cone-shaped and spewing burning ash and molten rock in flows of hot orange-red rock.

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6:18 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Sharks Among Us: Chesapeake Bay Species - 10/21/14

Hidden beneath the waves, elusive visitors to the Chesapeake Bay comb the seafloor for fish, crustaceans and stingrays. These Mid-Atlantic guests often go unnoticed by watershed residents, who might actually be surprised to learn of their presence.

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