Lionfish for Lunch

Lionfish are a problem. They’ve been a problem in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico for at least 40 years. They’re a problem because, as an invasive species with no natural predators and voracious appetites, their population has boomed, and native species have suffered.

Limpet, Heal Thyself…

Bioengineers at Trinity University in Dublin, Ireland, have discovered that limpets, a marine mollusk with a shallow conical shell, are able to remodel their shells when damaged.