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2010-02-23 08:22:56

Seamount scientists offer new comprehensive view of deep-sea mountains.

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2010-02-21 11:05:50

Protecting vulnerable reproduction sites key to long-term health of fish populations.

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2010-02-12 07:36:03

Depicting a cause-and-effect scenario that spans thousands of miles, a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and his collaborators discovered that ocean waves originating along the Pacific coasts of North and South America impact Antarctic ice shelves and could play a role in their catastrophic collapse.

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2009-11-10 10:35:24

Drifters designed to provide new knowledge about marine protected areas, harmful algal blooms, oil spills.

2009-09-02 13:49:09

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2009-08-28 09:45:38

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography says it's investigating whether a Texas-size vortex of trash in the Pacific Ocean could be turned into fuel. Scripps researchers recently returned from the area, dubbed the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch, about 1,000 miles of the California coast. The patch, officially known as the North Pacific gyre, is one of five places in the world's oceans where trade winds trap floating debris and damage ecosystems, The San Diego Union Tribune reported Friday....

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2009-08-28 11:10:00

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues at Creighton University have deciphered the highly unusual molecular structure of a naturally produced

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2009-08-28 06:20:00

Scientists recently returned from an expedition into the "Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch."

2009-08-25 09:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), is collaborating with the laboratories of research microbiologist Dr.


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