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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...

2006-02-16 01:25:05

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Darren Aronofsky, writer/director of "Pi" and "Requiem for a Dream," has signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures. The deal calls for Aronofsky, his producer partner, Eric Watson, and their Protozoa Pictures to develop and produce pictures not only for Universal but also for sister companies Focus Features and Rogue Pictures. Protozoa has no projects yet at Universal, but an announcement is expected soon. Aronofsky made his name with the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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