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Aliens of the Deep

When We Explore The Deep Sea, We Are Exploring For Our Own Survival

Greg Stone | Posted 09.17.2014 | TED Weekends
Greg Stone

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgHealthy oceans can help ease the increasing burden our population is placing on this planet, but we need to be able to explore, observe and learn about the oceans in their entirety in order to protect and conserve them effectively.

WATCH: How A Team Of Deep-Sea Explorers Found One Of The Ocean's Most Elusive Creatures

TEDTalks | Posted 09.17.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

Humans have been looking for the giant squid ever since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film -- until now.

Little-Known Creatures May Point Way To Big Medical Advances

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic sea creatures called comb jellies may reshape how scientists view early evolution — as their genes suggest nature created...