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Diana Nyad completes swim from Cuba to Florida without shark cage on fifth attempt

Long-distance swimmer completes 110-mile journey through treacherous waters on fifth attempt On her fifth attempt spanning 35 years and involving many agonising interactions with jellyfish, the long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad finally achieved her lifetime ambition to enter the record books as the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida…

Researcher uncovers how to prevent Jellyfish poison from ripping apart blood cells

On the morning of July 29, 1997, while swimming off the shore of Waikiki, a throng of box jellyfish stung Angel Yanagihara along her neck, arms and ankles. She swam back to shore wheezing and gasping, and then collapsed…  …

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