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August 2017

Press releases about the ongoing story of the first venom from the crustacean remipede (german):

Innovations Report.
Unbekannte Toxine bei Remipedia entdeckt

Wissenschaftsjahr – Meere und Ozean.
Unbekannte Toxine bei bislang wenig bekannter Krebsgruppe enteckt

University of Leipzig.
Remipedia entwickeln Giftcocktail mit bisher unbekannten Toxinen

 

May 2017

3D reconstruction workshop in Leipzig (16.05. – 19.05.):
From synchrotron based µ-CT scans to 3D reconstructions and beyond

 

Nice article about the cave diving and collection of the first venomous crustacean and the work on other neglected venomous invertebrates.

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/risking-life-and-limb-for-venom.html

 

September 2014

New press releases about our work on the first venom composition of blood worms (polychaetes).

National Geographic: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/10/the-venomous-cocktail-in-a-fishermans-bait/

 

October 2013

Some press and public articles about the first venomous crustacean. Quite a resonance.

Nature comments: http://www.nature.com/news/first-venomous-crustacean-discovered-1.13985
Blog “Why evolution is true”: http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/the-first-venomous-crustacean-is-found/
BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24625424
National Geographic: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/22/of-70000-crustacean-species-heres-the-first-venomous-one/

 

“Dark venoms: Venom transcriptomics and functional morphology enlighten the first venomous crustacean,
the underwater cave dwelling Remipedia

Woohooo. A longer, more detailed version including scientific results of the first venomous crustacean that are published in the scientific journal “Molecular Biology and Evolution”. http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/10/16/molbev.mst199.short?rss=1

[6:06 min]

 

– European Researchers Night: Science uncovered event at the NHM, 27.09.2013 from 16.00 to midnight.
Guess who will be there talking about: venom, venom evolution, venomous taxa, the first venomous crustacean, crustacean Evolution and cave diving?

 

Cutty Sark, new opening of the national maritime museum flagship:
The vessels motto: Where there is a will, there’s a way!