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2013-08-14 23:01:24

The Squidezy promise is that you’ll clean a fresh squid using this gadget in less than a minute, even if you’ve never done it before. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Cleaning squid is rightly considered a messy job. Despite being a culinary favourite, the thought of handling the slippery cephalopod prevents many people from attempting to prepare squid to cook at home. But that old excuse has been challenged. The man behind the New Squidezy is inventor Rod Cross. Rod designed the clever...

Color Change Mechanism Squid And Octopi
2013-07-26 09:47:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have discovered the mechanisms responsible for the dramatic color changes in underwater creatures such as the squid and the octopus. According to UCSB scientists, color in living organisms can be formed in one of two ways - pigmentation or anatomical structure. Structural colors are the result of the physical interaction between light and biological...

Locals Find Hundreds Of Dead Stingrays On Mexican Beach
2013-07-18 14:43:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hundreds of stingrays have been found dead on the Chachalacas beach in the town of Ursulo Galvan in Mexico. Over 250 dead stingrays litter the beach of the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. According to an Associated Press report, food vendor Adriana Loredo says she witnessed fishermen dumping the rays from their nets at the beach. Ursulo Galvan Mayor Martin Verdejo said fishermen dumped the carcasses after they were unable to get...

Measuring Magnetic Fingerprints Of Superfluid Helium-3
2013-05-22 13:47:30

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Superconducting sensors of PTB allow highly sensitive measurements of the nuclear magnetic resonance of thin helium-3 layers With their SQUIDs, low-temperature specialists of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) have made it possible for the magnetic moments of atoms of the rare isotope 3He (helium-3) to be measured with extreme sensitivity. With the aid of these sensors, highly sensitive nuclear resonance spectrometers were developed...

2013-05-10 23:26:35

Patented anchors for light watercraft showcased on new website; expanded online catalog gives kayak anglers access to leading portable anchor system. Warsaw, Indiana (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Paulus Technology Designs, LLC today announced the re-launch of its TheSquidAnchor.com website showcasing its expanded line of patented, light weight Squid technology anchors and anchor systems. Company CEO and Squid Anchor Business Development agent, Gary Sturdevant said “Our new website gives our...

Giant Squid, One Global Population
2013-03-21 05:59:05

[ Watch the Video: Giant Squid All One Big Happy Family ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers say they have discovered that the giant squid's DNA stretches across the globe, meaning the ocean beasts intermingle and mate throughout the world. The team wrote in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B that no matter where the elusive animals are found, they are so closely related at the genetic level that they represent a...

Large Humboldt Squid Invading Coastal California In Record Numbers
2013-01-07 14:52:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humboldt squid have overrun the waters off the coast of Southern California, and the area´s fishermen have taken to the sea en masse–catching boatloads of the ultra-fresh calamari. One report noted a fishing boat that had caught more than 200 squid in an hour, leading the captain to return his ship to port early. “I have enough for a whole year,” John Plaziak, one of the fishermen, told the San Diego...

2013-01-05 05:03:19

Mini Squid´s Compact Size and Unique Design Offers Convenient and Mobile Power Solutions Las Vegas (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 BITS Limited, a leading manufacturer of energy saving surge protectors, is introducing the Mini Squid to their popular lineup of Power Squid outlet multipliers and surge protectors. The company is debuting three models of the Mini Squid, including two featuring BITS Limited´s CES Innovations Award winning True Surge technology. “With the different sized...

Mass Strandings Of Humboldt Squid In California
2012-12-11 11:27:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several hundred Humboldt squid washed ashore Sunday afternoon along the Santa Cruz County shoreline and marine biologists are working to uncover the cause. Some observers speculated that the high tide may have something do to with the sea creatures essentially committing mass suicide. Conservation of the Humboldt squid off the coast of California is not a major concern because the squid can reproduce in mass numbers. Hannah Rosen, a...

Huge Eyeball Found On Florida Beach: Squid or Swordfish?
2012-10-12 10:11:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Finding artifacts washed ashore on beaches around the globe are fairly common occurrences. Finding marine animals and their body parts are just as common. However, when the body parts tend to be like what a Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident recently discovered, people may immediately get a queasy feeling building in the pit of their stomachs. That´s because the body part, found by Gino Covacci as he was taking...


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