Jellyfish

Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin glows when hurt

Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin glows when hurt

An electronic skin that can mimic the full range of biological skin's sensitivity has great potential to transform prosthetics and robotics.

Nov 02, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Jellyfish don't have brains, but they do sleep

Jellyfish don't have brains, but they do sleep

The findings push the origin of sleep further down the evolutionary tree of life - to before the emergence of a centralised nervous system.

Sep 24, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
A fish swimming inside a jellyfish’s belly!

A fish swimming inside a jellyfish’s belly!

Here is a rarest of the rare and beautiful picture of a fish that has gone viral on the Internet with more than 2 million views.

Jun 10, 2016, 19:42 PM IST
New jellyfish named after curious Australian schoolboy

New jellyfish named after curious Australian schoolboy

An Australian schoolboy who discovered a new species of jellyfish in a Queensland canal has had the tentacled creature named in his honour, scientists said.

Jul 16, 2015, 16:01 PM IST
Box jellyfish anti-venom closer: Australian scientists

Box jellyfish anti-venom closer: Australian scientists

Australian scientists say they are closer to developing anti-venom for one of the world's deadliest toxins, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
Israeli swimmers battle plastic bags to take open water record

Israeli swimmers battle plastic bags to take open water record

Six Israelis on Saturday claimed the world open water relay record after swimming 380 kilometres (236 miles) home from Cyprus in a challenge also meant to highlight ocean pollution.

Oct 11, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

India`s first jellyfish lake discovered

Marine biologists have discovered a jellyfish lake in Gujarat, probably the first such in India.

Aug 07, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

Millions of jellyfish-like creatures wash up on western US beaches

Millions of jellyfish-like creatures have washed up on beaches along the US West Coast over the past month, giving the shoreline a purple gleam and, at times, an unpleasant door, ocean experts said.

Aug 01, 2014, 04:55 AM IST

New micro-light `chopper` that hovers like `jellyfish moves in water`

Scientists in the US have claimed to have built the world`s first jellyfish aircraft.

Jan 16, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Jellyfish to help improve bio-inspired robotic designs

Researchers have discovered a way in which jellyfish are able to move with the lowest cost of transport of any animal.

Oct 18, 2013, 12:43 PM IST

Jellyfish `blooms` may endanger fish stocks: UN

Surges in jellyfish populations due to overfishing may be one of the reasons behind the drop in fish stocks observed in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, according to a new UN report.

May 30, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

Future bio-inspired pacemaker may require no batteries to pump

A team led by researchers have turned a solid element—silicon—and muscle cells into a freely swimming “jellyfish.”

Jul 23, 2012, 13:04 PM IST

Doubts cast over increasing jellyfish pop claims

Global experts have now questioned claims that jellyfish are increasing worldwide.

Feb 02, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

Jellyfish can influence ocean temperatures

Small marine creatures like jellyfish can influence global climate. But how?

Nov 03, 2011, 13:40 PM IST

Jellyfish shut down Scottish N-reactors

A large influx of jellyfish from the North Sea have clogged filters in the water cooling system at the Torness nuclear power station.

Jul 01, 2011, 00:58 AM IST

Jellyfishes shut down Scottish N-reactors

Nuclear reactors at a plant in Scotland have been hit by a school of jellyfish, a media report said.

Jul 01, 2011, 00:57 AM IST

Jellyfish blooms endanger marine food chain

Global warming has long been blamed for the huge rise in the world`s jellyfish population.

Jun 12, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

Jellyfish swarm northward in warming world

A blood-orange blob the size of a small refrigerator emerged from the dark waters, its venomous tentacles trapped in a fishing net.

Nov 16, 2009, 12:01 PM IST