Why Blue Whales Don’t Get Cancer – Peto’s Paradox

Why Blue Whales Don’t Get Cancer – Peto’s Paradox

Cancer is a creepy and mysterious thing. In the process of trying to understand it, to get better at killing it, we discovered a biological paradox that remains unsolved to this day. Large animals seem

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Cancer is a creepy and mysterious thing. In the process of trying to understand it, to get better at killing it, we discovered a biological paradox that remains unsolved to this day. Large animals seem

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Ask the Aquarium — “How can I get a job at an aquarium or zoo?”

The first thing to do when you’re hoping to work at a zoo or aquarium is to figure out what you want to do, what you’re passionate about. Just because working with animals isn’t your

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The first thing to do when you’re hoping to work at a zoo or aquarium is to figure out what you want to do, what you’re passionate about. Just because working with animals isn’t your

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Amazing Facts About Whales!

[MUSIC] Are dolphins your porpoise for living? Think orcas are killer? Maybe you start blubbering when you think of belugas? That’s no fluke. Whales are one of the coolest groups of animals on Earth, with

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[MUSIC] Are dolphins your porpoise for living? Think orcas are killer? Maybe you start blubbering when you think of belugas? That’s no fluke. Whales are one of the coolest groups of animals on Earth, with

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The ABCs of Stock Assessments

[ music ] U.S. fisheries management is a complex job that relies on sound science. We manage about 450 stocks nationwide, including 230 of the most valuable fish stocks. A big challenge to studying these

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[ music ] U.S. fisheries management is a complex job that relies on sound science. We manage about 450 stocks nationwide, including 230 of the most valuable fish stocks. A big challenge to studying these

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How Do Pheromones Work?

How Do Pheromones Work?

You know the saying, love at first sight, right? Well, what about love at first scent? Maybe some of you have been thinking buying some pheromones to put you on the fast track to romance.

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You know the saying, love at first sight, right? Well, what about love at first scent? Maybe some of you have been thinking buying some pheromones to put you on the fast track to romance.

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Why Jellyfish Float Like a Butterfly—And Sting Like a Bee | Deep Look

Why Jellyfish Float Like a Butterfly—And Sting Like a Bee | Deep Look

At first glance, jellies seem like incredibly simple animals. They don’t have a heart, or blood, or even a brain. They don’t make decisions or work together. They can’t see or hear. Basically, they just

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At first glance, jellies seem like incredibly simple animals. They don’t have a heart, or blood, or even a brain. They don’t make decisions or work together. They can’t see or hear. Basically, they just

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Fossil Fish, PT. III: The Preparation

Fossil Fish, PT. III: The Preparation

Hey, we’re here back at The Field Museum with Akiko, who is the Fossil Preparator. – Yep! – And we are going to be working on some of the fish that we excavated from Wyoming.

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Hey, we’re here back at The Field Museum with Akiko, who is the Fossil Preparator. – Yep! – And we are going to be working on some of the fish that we excavated from Wyoming.

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Do Fish Pee?

Hey smart people, Joe here. Have you ever heard the phrase “to drink like a fish?” Well, unless you’re a ocean dwelling species, that probably means staying sober. Because freshwater fish don’t drink! Saltwater fish

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Hey smart people, Joe here. Have you ever heard the phrase “to drink like a fish?” Well, unless you’re a ocean dwelling species, that probably means staying sober. Because freshwater fish don’t drink! Saltwater fish

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These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach | Deep Look

These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach | Deep Look

This baby fish is stuck. It’s ready to hatch, to swim out into the open sea. So how did it get here – stranded up on the sand? It all started two weeks ago, when

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This baby fish is stuck. It’s ready to hatch, to swim out into the open sea. So how did it get here – stranded up on the sand? It all started two weeks ago, when

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Ask a Fish: How Well Can Cichlids See Color?

Ask a Fish: How Well Can Cichlids See Color?

MICHAELA TAYLOR: We usually put this white sheet in front, so we can make sure we’re not giving the fish nonverbal cues. I start by giving them a test with just the color that we’ve trained

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MICHAELA TAYLOR: We usually put this white sheet in front, so we can make sure we’re not giving the fish nonverbal cues. I start by giving them a test with just the color that we’ve trained

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