Month: March 2013

Blue mussels ‘hang on’ along rocky shores: for how long?

Posted on EPOCA: 22 Mar 2013 — Cheryl Dybas, NSF, 21 March 2013  Mussels’ anchors–byssal threads–weakened by ocean acidification The following is part nine in a series on the National Science Foundation’s Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) investment. Visit parts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven and eight in this series. Imagine trying to pitch a tent