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The Neon Waves of California

It looks like something from the movie “Avatar”: ocean waters that light up like neon glow sticks when they splash. Beaches across southern California have recently been alight with these freaky eerie, glowing waves. This beautiful, strange, otherworldly phenomenon is caused by bioluminescent phytoplankton called┬áLingulodinium polyedrum. This massive red tide, or algae bloom of microorganisms

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The jellyfish that can live forever

Would you like to live forever? Well if you are a special type of jellyfish you could. Turritopsis nutricula, is the only animal known to be potentially immortal. Turritopsis is a jellyfish-like hydrazoan, with some very strange life skills. It starts life as a stalk like polyp then when it reaches sexual maturity it is