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Turritopsis dohrnii in the Media & News

Nodding our Tusks to Heroic Mutations

Genome BC
Nice Genes! Season 1, Episode 5
Audio podcast featuring Doctor Miglietta

Stayin’ Alive: How the Immortal Jellyfish Cheats Death

New York Times
An essay about Turritopsis dohrnii by Varun Fuloria, 15, from The Harker School in San Jose, California, one of the winners of The Learning Network’s STEM Writing Contest

Illustration Credit: Masha Krasnova-Shavaeva

These jellyfish seem to cheat death. What’s their secret?

Popular Science Magazine
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii featuring Doctor Miglietta

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This Jellyfish Can Defy Death And Turn Back Time

KSAT 12 News
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii

Image credit: Lara Beckmann, CC BY-SA 4.0

This Jellyfish Can Defy Death And Turn Back Time

Environmental News Network
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii

Is this sea creature a fountain of youth? Texas A&M at Galveston investigates

25 News KXXV
Video on Turritopsis dohrnii featuring Doctor Miglietta

Around Texas with John Sharp: Oceans (Season 1 Episode 2)

Video featuring Doctor Miglietta’s research on Turritopsis dohrnii

Ballast water pouring from a ship © Getty

The secrets of the immortal jellyfish, Earth’s longest-living animal

BBC Science Focus Magazine

Article on Turritopsis dohrnii

Audacious Little Things: Elevation by Reduction

NPR Connecticut

Audio Interview with Doctor Miglietta  on Turritopsis dohrnii

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Tiny Things. Big Impact!

The inaugural issue of the TAMU research magazine

Image credit: D. Maggioni

La medusa immortale


Article on Turritopsis dohrnii

Image credit: Lara Beckmann, CC BY-SA 4.0

Can the “immortal” jellyfish help scientists cure brain disease?

Quartz Magazine

Video interview with Doctor Miglietta on research on Turritopsis dohrnii

MIRA, by Amanda Tasse.

Short Film inspired by Turritopsis dohrnii

Mira is “ the story of a young marine biologist’s own mind as she risks her life to pursue the work she loves”. Dr. Miglietta served as scientific adviser for the marine biology component of the movie

Image by: A. E. Migotto/CEBIMar-USP

The Immortal Jellyfish

Discover Magazine
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii

Dr. Miglietta’s Jellyfish Lab at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus

At Texas A&M University Galveston Campus Dr. Miglietta and her team are doing amazing research on jellyfish! Let’s learn about what they’re researching and why it’s so important!!! Learn more at

Image by: M. Miglietta

Jellyfish Turritopsis dohrnii

National Science Foundation
News on Turritopsis dohrnii and research from the Miglietta lab.

Spineless by Juli Berward

A book which contains a chapter on Turritopsis dohrnii.

Outside/in Radio Postcast

New Hampshire Public Radio
Podcast on Turritopsis dohrnii and interview to Dr. Miglietta

“Immortal” Jellyfish Swarms World’s Oceans

National Geographic
Article on “The Silent Invasion” by Dr. Miglietta and Dr. Lessios.

Turritopsis Dohrnii – (The Immortal jellyfish) original composition by Andreas Kapsalis

Music composition inspired by T. dorhnii. Original composition by Andreas Kapsalis

T. dohrnii, Turri Polyp

Image by: D. Maggioni

Science in School, the European journal for science teachers.

Turritopsis dohrnii was named “strangest species on Earth” by students in Europe in the age category 11-15. Short interview with Dr. Miglietta

Image by: D. Maggioni

Hydromedusa Mounts Ninja Style Invasion

Science & Vie
Magazine, France
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii with interview to Dr. Miglietta

Image by: D. Maggioni

Hydromedusa Mounts Ninja Style Invasion

ScienceBlogs article on “The Silent Invasion”

Occhi di tenebra. Il mito di medusa in 26 racconti

A collection of short stories, one of which is dedicated to Turritopsis dohrnii and a fictional character (Dr. Migli Ettis) inspired by Dr. Miglietta.

Image by: M. Miglietta

Never say die

MacLeans (Canada)
Article on Turritopsis dohrnii, interview with Dr. Miglietta