A Familiar Flip of the Fin

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Whether it’s a swagger or waddle, a strut or a prance, the way a person walks can reveal a lot...

Dragons in Texas?

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Dragons usually conjure images of massive, fire-breathing reptiles that fly through the air. But the dragons that have been showing...

Even Elephant Seals get Lice

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
You might think spending ten months of the year in icy waters, diving for hours deep under the surface, would...

Changing Melodies Mean Migration

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
The singing of blue whales has long held scientists’ fascination, but researchers are still learning how, when and why whales...

More Food, More Tentacles!

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Imagine if gorging on Thanksgiving dinner and the week’s leftovers caused you to grow an extra arm instead of adding...

Zombie Microbes from the Deep

University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Scientists have known for years that microorganisms exist throughout the ancient layers of sediment hundreds of feet below the ocean’s...