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May 31, 2016

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May 31, 2016

Many Unknown Chemicals in the Baltic Sea

May 25, 2016 — New chemicals are often not recognized in analyses of fish in the Baltic Sea, shows a new study. The reason is that one chooses to search for chemicals that are already known, and much of those who ... read more

Mucus May Play Vital Role in Dolphin Echolocation

May 24, 2016 — A dolphin chasing a tasty fish will produce a stream of rapid-fire echolocation clicks that help it track the speed, direction and distance to its prey. Now researchers have developed a model that ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists report that they have found evidence of hardy, methane-producing microbes in water that surfaces from deep underground at The Cedars, a set of freshwater springs in Sonoma ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Microalgae consist of single cells but are capable of producing everything from food to fuel with the help of tailor-made LED ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists have conducted the world's most comprehensive analysis of coral genes, focusing on how their evolution has allowed corals to interact with and adapt to the ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists have found evidence that marine life can easily invade Antarctic waters from the north, and could be poised to colonize the rapidly-warming Antarctic marine ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Tuna fishers who network with their competition may be able to stop thousands of sharks a year from being accidentally captured and killed in the Pacific Ocean, according to new ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Humans have changed the world's oceans in ways that have been devastating to many marine species. But, according to new evidence, it appears that the change has so far been good for cephalopods, ... read more

Nanoplastics Negatively Affect Aquatic Animals

May 23, 2016 — Plastic accounts for nearly eighty per cent of all waste found in our oceans, gradually breaking down into smaller and smaller particles. New research investigates how nanosized plastic particles ... read more

May 23, 2016 — For a long time, scientists believed that the early marine reptiles that came about after the great Permian-Triassic mass extinction evolved slowly, but the recent discovery of a strange new fossil ... read more

Pathogen: Temperature Influences Gene Expression, Life Cycle in Vibrio Cholerae

May 21, 2016 — Vibrio cholerae infects roughly four million people annually, worldwide, causing severe diarrheal disease, and killing an estimated 140,000 people. Its success as a pathogen belies the challenges ... read more

May 21, 2016 — Researchers found that selectively fishing for lingcod in protected areas actually avoided hampering the recovery of other fish, including rockfish species listed as ... read more

May 20, 2016 — A new study highlights the urgent need for action to save our coral reefs as 59 species of finfish disappear from catches over past 65 ... read more

Rich Coral Communities Discovered in Palamós Submarine Canyon in the Northwestern Mediterranian Sea

May 20, 2016 — A scientific team has found in La Fonera canyon, also known as the Palamós canyon in the Northwestern Mediterranian Sea, deep-water coral communities, a marine ecosystem which is very vulnerable to ... read more

May 19, 2016 — A key gene has been found that assisted the transition of plants from water to the land around 500 million years ago. The ANR gene is required to tolerate 'extreme dehydration' in the moss ... read more

May 18, 2016 — A three-decade-old open air laboratory, where warm water from a nuclear power station is pumped into an enclosed basin in the Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast, gives researchers an unparalleled ... read more

May 18, 2016 — Ocean acidification expected to accompany climate change may slow development and reduce survival of the larval stages of Dungeness crab, a key component of the Northwest marine ecosystem and the ... read more

May 16, 2016 — Fish provide protein to billions of people and are an especially critical food source in the developing world. Today marine biologists confirmed a key factor that could help them thrive through the ... read more

More Sea Turtles Survive With Less Beach Debris

May 16, 2016 — Clearing the beach of flotsam and jetsam increased the number of nests by as much as 200 percent, while leaving the detritus decreased the number by nearly 50 percent, report scientists at the ... read more

May 16, 2016 — As climatologists closely monitor the impact of human activity on the world's oceans, researchers have found yet another worrying trend impacting the health of the Pacific ... read more

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