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The Inoculation Project , founded in 2009 by hyperbolic pants explosion , is a group of Kossacks who gather weekly to combat the anti-science push in conservative America by providing direct funding to science and math projects in red state classrooms.
In the coastal upwelling process, winds blowing along the shore cause nutrient-poor surface waters to be replaced with nutrient-rich, cold water from deep in the ocean.
See that big black blob in the water? That's not an oil slick -it's a school of fish! Still, when a swimmer gets close to them, it looks like a drop of dishwashing liquid in greasy water as the fish try to avoid a potential predator.
Central Washington University graduate students Frances Griswold and Brian Ostrom examine soil and sand layers at the Seaplane Base on Thursday.
Like humans, ocean microbes have their own daily life cycles, following predictable patterns of eating, breathing, growing and other biological activity, according to new research published in the July 11 edition of the journal Science .
Teachers sift through sand on Tybee Island. The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service along with the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography tested Tybee sand for microplastics as part of a workshop.
Earlier this week in La Jolla, California, what appeared to be a massive oil spill in the water began creeping towards the beach.
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.
Savannahians will soon have the opportunity to meet and listen to one of the highest ranking religious leaders in the United States.
Imagine the open ocean as a microbial megacity, teeming with life too small to be seen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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