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See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014


Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colony

New research finds that members of a group of jellyfish-like marine animals use their jets in different ways -- depending on age -- to steer the colony. No word on retirement age.

By September 2, 2015


Scientists create peanut butter and jellyfish -- because they can

No, this isn't the newest sandwich craze. It's about finding alternate food sources for aquarium-kept jellyfish.

By January 30, 2014


What do pigs and jellyfish have in common? Luminescence!

Scientists at South China Agricultural University have genetically engineered pigs to glow green when under black light.

By January 15, 2014


Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015


Sharks filmed living in active underwater volcano

When a National Geographic team drops a camera through the ash plume of a submarine volcano, they get some surprise visitors.

By July 10, 2015


See winning National Geographic nature photos snapped by kids

Photography stars as young as 9 get their winning images displayed at the Vice President's Residence in Washington, D.C.

By July 3, 2015


Realistic animal animatronics highlight CBS's 'Zoo'

We had the chance to visit the Henson Creature Shop to learn more about how meticulously crafted suits and faces are bringing the upcoming CBS show "Zoo" to life.

By June 29, 2015


Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015


Humanity fights jellyfish invasion with hunter-killer robots

Korean researchers are developing seafaring robots that can shred jellyfish, which have interfered with nuclear power plants around the world.

By October 3, 2013