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Into the abyss: Scientists explore one of Earth’s deepest ocean trenches

"Telepresence" capability will bring mysteries of The Deep to the computer screen What lives in the deepest part of the ocean--the abyss? A team of researchers...

How the West Gets Drier

New studies involving researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego project that human influences will lead to a drier world as...

Number of Days Without Rain to Dramatically Increase in Some World...

By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according...

2013 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge winners named

Today the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal Science named 18 winners, honorable mentions and People's Choice awardees in the highly acclaimed International Science &...

Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish

A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of carbon dioxide uptake in...

Engineer Breakthrough for Biofuel Production

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have developed a method for greatly enhancing biofuel production in tiny marine algae. As reported...

Glowing Mucus: Scientists Peek into Hidden Sea Worm’s Light

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues are unraveling the mechanisms behind a little-known marine worm that produces...

Can Coral Reefs Delay the Damaging Effects of Ocean Acidification?

According to a paper published in the November issue of the journal Nature Climate Change, coral reefs may respond to ocean acidification in ways that will...

Analyzing a Giant Meteor Blast: Earth More Vulnerable Than We Thought

The 10,000-ton meteor that burst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk earlier this year at 40,000 miles per hour shocked the inhabitants of the...

Compound Discovered at Sea Shows Potency Against Anthrax

A team led by William Fenical at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has discovered a new chemical compound from an ocean...

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