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New Research Reveals Origin Of Hoff Yeti Crab
2013-06-19 11:26:51

[WATCH VIDEO: Uncovering History of Yeti Crabs] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all we know about the natural world, scientists are still finding new creatures and species living in the farthest corners of earth. Just last year, for instance, oceanographers from the University of Oxford and University of Southampton discovered a species of yeti crab covering hydrothermal vents more than a mile below the Southern Ocean. These crabs, later nicknamed...

Deep Sea Creatures Produce And Interact With Light Like Never Seen Before
2012-09-06 13:20:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American scientists has literally shed new light on the activities of creatures living half-a-mile below the ocean surface. The oceanographers led by Duke University found that some crustaceans living on the sea floor can see ultraviolet light even though thousands of feet of water prevent them from ever being exposed to it. They also found a wide range of creatures, from plankton to fish, living deep in the ocean that are...

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2011-07-20 06:10:00

An FEI Quanta SEM electron microscope revealed a hydrothermal worm that seems monstrous when zoomed in 525 times. These worms, among the smallest living things in the world, are deep sea creatures and almost as small as bacterium. They are largely found near hydrothermal vents in the ocean. Hydrothermal vents are found near volcanically active places.  Philippe Crassous shot the image of the worm using FEI's microscope. Scientists discovered the first multicellular life in the deep...


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