ABC News David Chen 27 April 2016
Jellyfish could play a major role in cleaning up industrial pollution, thanks to the work of researchers in north Queensland.
Scientists from James Cook University tested the ability of the Cassiopea maremetens, also known as the the upside-down jellyfish, to absorb metals including copper and zinc.
Lead author Hannah Epstein said they found the jellyfish could be used to suck in the metals for a short period of time.
Journal article abstract: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X16301539