Tag «biology»

The Sneaky, Underwater Sex Life of the Goby Fish

Male grass gobys may be small, but some of them are masters of manipulation when it comes to the composition of their ejaculates. Grass gobys are bottom-feeding fish endemic to coastal waters of the mediterranean basin. These small fish have an external fertilization system – meaning the sperm isn’t deposited inside the safe and secure …

5 amazing plants win our Big Picture Plant Awards

5 amazing plants win our Big Picture Plant Awards

We’re here at the Eden Project in Cornwall to meet some fabulous flora for the first ever BiPPAs, – the Big Picture Plant Awards. These awards showcase the glitzy glamour goddesses, clever communicators, ultimate achievers and vile villains of the plant kingdom. Let’s roll out the red carpet! First up is our award for the …

Leaf Structure Cross-Section

In this screencast, we’re going to talk about the structure of the inside of a leaf in order to jump start our discussion of photosynthesis. For the purposes of this screencast, we’re going to imagine that we’ve taken a leaf and sliced it in half crosswise, so that we can look at this cross-section of …

Underwater Wifi: Testing the ABISS Lander | Nautilus Live

Underwater Wifi: Testing the ABISS Lander | Nautilus Live

Lander’s wet Tag line’s clear Landers away Alright so let’s turn the modem on Yep! Okay it’s talking back! We’ve got a good link! For our listeners on NautilusLive…our viewers on NautilusLive, the flashing purple dot in the middle is the optical modem designed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution by Norman Farr and members of …