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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science, Port Clinton, OH

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | RedOrbit


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


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

14 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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


Huge swarm of anchovy mesmerizes swimmers



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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Oil leaks raise environmental concerns over Brazil's Santos Basin - study

Brazil's most promising offshore oil province, the Santos Basin, has 400 times the number of oil leaks as its older and more prolific neighbor, the Campos Basin, a Brazilian university study says, raising concern about the environmental sustainability of the country's new oil wealth.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Science


Hidden Cycles Of Sea Winds To Be Revealed By...

Image Caption: A 2005 image of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf of Mexico from NASA's QuikScat scatterometer shows the kind of ocean-wind data that ISS-RapidScat will provide.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science, Space, Pasadena, CA

The Mercury

CSIRO's reputation sliding

Trevor McDougall, one of the world's leading oceanographers and his former CSIRO colleague Stuart Godfrey are worried about the effect of Federal Government spending cuts.


Related Topix: Science

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CSIRO Publishing

Does coastal topography constrain marine biogeography at an oceanographic interface?

Jonathan M. Waters A D , Scott A. Condie B and Luciano B. Beheregaray C A Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand.


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