Warming water temperatures and increased carbon dioxide are causing a population growth among a species of shrimp-like crustaceans.
The food of the future has arrived.
Scientists recently picked up a distinct new sound using highly sensitive instruments: the hum of deep-water creatures at dusk and dawn as they move to and from the surface. Learning more about the mysterious sound could tell us more about response to climate and fishing.
Hypothetical Hank was having a good day, until he became infected. Now all he wants to do is eat his neighbor. Thankfully for us, Hank isn't the man to start our zombie apocalypse - he's just a shrimp. However, Hank IS a strong example of how a tiny parasite can turn some species into cannibals.
In a new unique study, scientists have successfully created solar cells using the shells of shrimps and other crustaceans of all things, possibly leading to a sustainable form of renewable energy.
The incredible compound eyes of the mantis shrimp can see a great number of things we can only dream of, and apparently that includes cancer. A team of researchers from Australia are suggesting that not only can mantis shrimp see a variety of cancerous tissues in the human body, but technology can be adapted to emulate this remarkable ability.