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There’s no stopping this immortal jellyfish
And other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
These animals build palaces out of their own snot
Using lasers, scientists digitally reconstructed these delicate, squishy houses.
Upside-down jellyfish lob tiny grenades to kill prey
This mucus packs a punch.
Bionic jellyfish can swim three times faster
A gentle zap of electricity keeps these animals on the move.
Magnificent ocean ghost stuns scientists
The rare and mysterious Deepstaria jellyfish looks like a cross between a plastic bag and a Victorian spectre.
The new jellyfish genome proves you don’t need weird genes to be a weirdo
An interdisciplinary team opens a new window into the creature's bizarre lifecycle.
We have too many jellyfish, so scientists want to cover them in chocolate
From face cream to fertilizers, all sorts of products are under development to make use of soaring jellyfish populations.
These jellyfish don’t have brains, but still somehow seem to sleep
Their strange ways could tell us about the evolution of snoozing.
Scientists found something surprising at the heart of these jellyfish galaxies
An incredibly luminous snack.
Jellyfish use high-powered ‘syringes’ to shoot venom into your skin
Someday, we could use those mechanics for drug delivery or advanced tech.