You’ve got to see them to melibe-lieve! With a foot for a belly, wing-like appendages, and Venus flytraps for faces, Melibe leonina nudibranch sea slugs are some of the most unusual inhabitants of the kelp forest! Swaying on kelp blades,...Show More Summary
Great news for anyone who was running out of things to be outraged about: foaming sea slug Donald Trump has done a new thing! This time, he’s saying that Anderson Cooper shouldn’t moderate the second presidential debate, coming up on October 9. “He’ll be very biased, very biased,” Trump said, like a kid who knows he sucks at [...]
montereybayaquarium: Plankton of the world, beware! While most nudibranchs, or sea slugs, crawl and graze, the melibe sweeps its hood through the water like a net, capturing unsuspecting tiny drifters. A fringe of tentacles interlock...Show More Summary
Sometimes the best part of checking the Cake Wrecks email is reading the subject lines you readers come up with. After all, it's not every inbox that can boast lines like "Loose Stool or Sea Slug?" and "Two Words: Flaming Caterpillar." Here are some more fantastic, actual examples of reader email titles from the archives. Show More Summary
The ocean is full of strange and mysterious creatures, including a huge sea slug. Adventurer and YouTube show host Coyote Peterson checks out some of these crazy marine creatures on his Brave Wilderness show Beyond the Tide, and this...Show More Summary
Behold the super-slimy awesomeness that is the Black Sea Hare (Aplysia vaccaria), the world’s largest species of sea slug, weighing up to 30 lbs and measuring over 3 feet long. Black Sea Hares come to shore to lay their eggs and are apparently even slimier to the touch than they look. Show More Summary
This is a video of the folks from Youtube channel Brave Wilderness playing with a black sea hare. It's called a black sea hare because it's black and its head tentacles kind of look like a hare's ears provided you've never actually seen a hare before and only had them described to you by somebody who's bad at describing things. Show More Summary
The California black sea hare is the size of a cat—and totally slimy.
Wildlife expert Coyote Peterson searches for the largest slug in the world, the giant Black Sea Hare, along the coast of California.
Spotting a slimy slug as it slithers through a garden is gross enough for some, but just wait until you see what slugs are lurking in the ocean. On a recent episode of Brave Wilderness, host Coyote Peterson enlisted the help of tideShow More Summary
Gulp. Just look at how ridiculous this thing looks. It’s a giant black sea slug known as a sea hare and it’s freaking monstrous. You don’t really hold it in your hand as much as the sea hare, which can grow up to over 3 feet long and weigh over 30 pounds, just swallows your entire arm. Show More Summary
In his newest series “Beyond the Tide“, host Coyote Peterson of Brave Wilderness enlisted the assistance of tidal pool expert Aaron Sanchez on a search for a giant black sea hare in Southern California. Peterson was about to give up when Sanchez spotted a beautiful specimen, which Peterson gently picked up and commented on its […]
In the field of bioengineering, new hybrid organisms are becoming a hot topic of study. Just last month, scientists created a robotic “biohybrid” stringray out of heart cells taken from rats. The most recent biohybrid news comes from researchers at Case Western Reserve University, who have published...
"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.
Case Western Reserve University scientists develop a "biohybrid" robot that can endure harsh underwater conditions better than all-machine bots.
So this is where emoji designers get their inspiration.
Its inventors say the cyborg sea slug will have features and capabilities that neither robot nor animal could accomplish on its own.
In robot news this week, researchers from Case Western Reserve University have created a robotic sea slug. Using 3D print to make a shell and muscles from the sea slug’s mouth. A sea slug was chosen as it is very … Continue reading ...
If you’ve ever enjoyed those horror movies that involve organ harvesting, you may be pleased to know that scientists are one step closer to using organic matter to power robots. Sea slugs are getting first honors though. Read more.....
Recently, researchers from a number of universities managed to merge engineered rat heart cells and a gold skeleton to create a stingray robot that could be steered left or right. In a similar vein, scientists at Case Western Reserve...Show More Summary