June 10, 2024

Immersive Exhibition Tells the Story of Bees Through Sights, Sounds, and Smells

An innovative exhibition at Liverpool's World Museum merges art and science to bring the public into the fascinating world of bees. Bees: A Story of Survival is a tale of 120 million years of adaptation and survival. Designed and produced by artist and sculptor Wolfgang Buttress, the exhibition is a full sensory experience. This isn't just an exhibition with bee specimens displayed in cases.

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June 6, 2024

Scientists Discover and Photograph New Deep-Sea Species Called ‘Barbie Pigs’

On March 20, 2024, the latest deep-sea expedition under the Seabed Mining and Resiliency Experimental Impact (SMARTEX) project wrapped up. The crew on the James Cook research vessel discovered several new species. One of the standouts among their discoveries is the “Barbie pig,” a hot pink sea pig. University of Southhampton PhD student Bethany Fleming came up with the name after the team had watched the Barbie movie together.

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