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  1. Research Highlight: A Cautionary Tale of Clouds and Conclusions

    Scripps researchers reveal error in paper that caused a media flurry Sep 27, 2012 Mistakes happen in research. In some fields, however, mistakes are uncomfortably high-profile. Take climate science. In recent years, climate investigators have watched thei ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Research Highlight: Breathtaking Secrets of Super Divers

    Groundbreaking study describes how collapsed lungs aid sea lions during their astoundingly deep dives Nov 02, 2012 At the impressionable age of seven, Birgitte McDonald packed up and headed out on a vacation from her Bakersfield home to San Diego with her ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Research Highlight: Ocean Salinity Trends Show Human Fingerprint

    Like ocean temperature, changes in last half-century only explicable in context of human-caused climate change Nov 07, 2012 Changes in ocean salinity over the second half of the 20 th Century are consistent with the influence of human activities and incon ...

    Last Updated: July 2 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Not of This World: Precious Metal Meteorites

    New study argues that precious metals were brought to Earth by massive collisions relatively quickly after the solar system formed Diogenite Aug 27, 2012 She may not know it, but the blushing bride with the sparkling new platinum wedding band is carrying ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography