Note: The denoising I describe in this post was not done for scientific purposes, but for artistic reasons. For proper methods on image denoising, follow the CARE paper trail. I wanted to denoise a twenty-year-old photomicrograph. It’s one of the first scientific images I created back in 2003. It’s so ancient that I used a […]
The latest True Facts about Sea Stars is unmissable. The video is filled with delightful echinoderm biology and even covers some recent discoveries on these enigmatic creatures. Watch it!
The Pluteus Trip is a music compilation that I created inspired by the life of these nifty echinoderm larvae named pluteus. It was released more than ten years ago on my (now defunct) music blog, ccNeLaS. The album is freely available at: https://archive.org/details/ThePluteusTrip Download it, read the description below, and enjoy the trip! Plutei are […]
At some point in our lives, we have all been through that (=embryonic cleavage).
The sea biscuit metamorphosis image that I submitted for the Node’s intersection image competition was selected for the November calendar! You can download it here.
Metamorphosis is a dramatic life-changing event for many invertebrates. It’s the intersection between two distinct lives – larval and adult. It is how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. The process is fascinating, specially when you have the chance to see it happening with your own eyes. You too can see it in the video A […]
Echinoderms are mostly sedentary and hence they are more peaceful than other phylas :)
I also here salute the echinoderms as a noble group especially designed to puzzle the zoologist. Book: The Invertebrates: Echinodermata (1955)Author: Libbie Henrietta HymanPage: Preface See more enigmatic echinoderms.