The stunning secret life in our oceans has been captured as never before by explorers. The inventory has catalogued some of the the ocean species that are the hardest to see, yet together underpin almost all other life on Earth.
A part of the 10-year Census of Marine Life, a huge project involving researchers in more than 80 nations, the survey aimed to catalogue tiny creatures, including microbes, zooplankton, larvae and burrowers, for the first time. And the results are breathtaking.
This transparent pink sea cucumber was discovered in the Celebes Sea. It may be a new species but requires a specialist to take a look at an actual specimen to be able to say for sure. The internal brown tube is its gut.
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Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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