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Stories by Annie Sneed

Even Jellyfish Need a Nap

Jellyfish exhibit signs of a sleep state, which could mean that sleep predates the evolutionary development of central nervous systems. 

October 13, 2017 — Annie Sneed

Searching for Life at the Bottom of the Arctic

Creatures living among the hydrothermal vents burbling under the Arctic Ocean's ice layer have been historically difficult to study, but an underwater vehicle, the Nereid Under Ice, can get close to the vents to peek in at the animals and their homes without disturbing their environment with icebreaking ships.  Scientific American caught up with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution senior scientist, Chris German, on the R/V Neil Armstrong to discuss how studying these Arctic dwellers could shape our understanding of how life evolved.

June 1, 2017 — Andrew Golden and Annie Sneed
Stories by Annie Sneed

See the World from a Different Perspective

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