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1 hr ago | Core77 design blog

California Oil Spill Turns Out to Be a Freakishly Massive Amount of Fish

Earlier this week in La Jolla, California, what appeared to be a massive oil spill in the water began creeping towards the beach.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Science

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Giant Undulating Anchovy School

It's the biggest aggregation of anchovy seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

15 hrs ago | Pacific Business Times

Teledyne dives into underwater drone business with Ocean Aero deal

The Thousand Oaks-based conglomerate has been investing in so-called autonomous underwater vehicles that are used by oceanographers, oil and gas companies and for military missions.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Teledyne Technologies, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

SavannahNow

Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Chruch to visit Savannah

Savannahians will soon have the opportunity to meet and listen to one of the highest ranking religious leaders in the United States.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Science

EurekAlert!

New research finds ocean's most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

Imagine the open ocean as a microbial megacity, teeming with life too small to be seen.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Live Science

Ocean Bacteria's Genes Are in Perfect Harmony

A scanning electron microscope image of marine bacteria. New research suggests that bacteria in the ocean sync their gene expression to the day-night cycle.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science, Science / Technology, Robots, Genetics

News Herald

Forecast: Algal bloom won't be as bad as 2013

The toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie's Western Basin later this summer likely will be significant but not as bad as last year or the record-setting 2011 bloom, scientists said today.

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Related Topix: Science, Port Clinton, OH

EurekAlert!

Scripps scientists discover evidence of super-fast deep earthquake

As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet's surface-and the mechanisms that trigger them-an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science, UC San Diego

The Daily Caller

Students In San Diego Film Once-In-A-Lifetime Ocean Spectacle [VIDEO]

Well, America, if you've ever wondered what millions and millions of anchovies look like darting around the ocean in a huge, black-blue glob, wonder no more.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science, Conservative Political News, US News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

VIDEO: Hawaii student records unbelievable sight in ocean

Amazing video taken by a Hawaii graduate student is going viral because of the never-before-seen image she managed to capture.

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Related Topix: Science

RedOrbit

anchovies

Image Caption: A group of surfers paddle near a huge school of anchovies off the coast of La Jolla, CA.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Science, UC San Diego

Reuters

Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish: scientists

Oil that matches the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been found in the bodies of sickened fish, according to a team of Florida scientists who studied the oil's chemical composition.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

Dutch teen targets Pacific Ocean...

Dutch student Boyan Slat is only 19 years old, but he already has 100 people working on his revolutionary plan to scoop thousands of tonnes of damaging plastics from the oceans.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Science

Bioscience Technology

Not at Home on the Range

As climate change shifts the geographic ranges in which animals can be found, concern mounts over the effect it has on their parasites.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley, Science, California

WISN-TV

Huge swarm of anchovy mesmerizes swimmers

A GIANT SCHOOL OF ANCHOVY AMASSED NEAR THE SAN DIEGO SHORELINE. SEVERAL GRAD STUDENTS AT THE SCRIPPS INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY GOT INTO THE WATER.

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Related Topix: Science

KTIV-TV Sioux City

VIDEO: Massive anchovy school spotted off La Jolla, CA

"It was an amazing experience. Thousands and thousands of fish. And when you dive down into the school, they respond to you, they swim off in all sorts of directions, they'll swim around you, behind you.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Quite a ham! Little piggy finds a new home

They're used to dealing with cats and dogs, but workers at the Helen Woodward Animal Center had a problem of another size with the arrival of Sherlock Hams, a pint-sized pig.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, Science

KFMB-TV San Diego

Giant schools of northern anchovies off La Jolla

A school of California anchovies so big it rivals anything seen off the San Diego coast in three decades was spotted off La Jolla by researchers with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, it was announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science

CBC News

Great white sharks may be heading into N.S. waters

A Nova Scotia shark fisherman says the most dreaded creature of the sea, the great white shark, appears to be moving north into Nova Scotia waters.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

WTOC-TV Savannah

Scientists and teachers gather to learn about environmental effects of microbeads

Is your face wash polluting the water? That's what local scientists are trying to figure out along the Georgia coast.

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Related Topix: Science, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Environment, Savannah, GA

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