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  1. Photo of the Week: Farewell Melville

    Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez heads to sea Apr 29, 2016 Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez, formerly known as R/V Melville, passes the Nimitz Marine Facility of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego for the last time as it makes its way ...

    Last Updated: May 2, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. What Lies beneath West Antarctica?

    Early career researchers publish new insights into Antarctic subglacial lakes Matthew Siegfried. Field photo by Oliver Marsh, Gateway Antarctica Apr 28, 2016 Three recent publications by early career researchers at three different institutions across the ...

    Last Updated: April 28, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Deep-Sea Biodiversity Impacted by Climate Change’s Triple Threat

    Researchers find a key effect of oxygen loss and that climate change impacts vary by region Scripps scientists Lisa Levin and Carlos Neira preparing a sediment coring instrument for deployment on the seafloor Apr 27, 2016 A new study found that vulnerabil ...

    Last Updated: April 29, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Patterns of Glowing Sharks Get Clearer with Depth

    New study with “shark-eye” camera reveals that biofluorescent catsharks increase light contrast underwater; might be used for communicating with each other A biofluorescent chain catshark. Credit: J. Sparks, D. Gruber, and V. Pieribone Apr 25, 2016 A team ...

    Last Updated: April 27, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. In the News Now: Paris Deal's Carbon Cuts Miss Critical Warming Target

    An Earth Day Editorial in USA Today Apr 22, 2016 Renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego climate scientists Mario Molina and Veerabhadran Ramanathan co-authored an opinion piece in USA Today arguing that even if the target actions of ...

    Last Updated: April 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Three UC San Diego Professors

    Scripps Oceanography’s Farooq Azam and Lisa Tauxe become new members of prestigious society New members include (left-right) cognitive scientist Jeff Elman, geophysicist Lisa Tauxe, and oceanographer Farooq Azam. Apr 20, 2016 Three faculty members of the ...

    Last Updated: April 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego Unveil Revitalized Ship Facility

    Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels Scripps Associate Director Bruce Appelgate talks about the new pier at the Nimitz Marine Facility. Apr 20, 2016 A sunny San Diego day ...

    Last Updated: April 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Pollutants in Fish Inhibit Human’s Natural Defense System

    Scripps researchers suggest risk assessment to protect human health Close-up of the flame retardant PBDE-100 (orange-red) bound to mouse P-gp (grey). Apr 15, 2016 In a new study, environmental pollutants found in fish were shown to obstruct the human body ...

    Last Updated: April 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Leading Ocean Scientists Recommend Immediate, Coordinated Action Plan to Combat Changes to West Coast Seawater Chemistry

    Scientific panel including Scripps Oceanography geochemist warns on accelerating rate of ocean acidification along West Coast SeapHOx instruments developed by Scripps scientist Todd Martz observe conditions related to ocean acidification Apr 06, 2016     ...

    Last Updated: April 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. What Elephant Seals Can Tell Us About Using Carbon Monoxide to Heal

    New study looks to marine mammals as a model for understanding and improving carbon monoxide-based therapies in humans Scripps researcher Michael Tift collecting carbon monoxide data from an elephant seal. Apr 04, 2016 In a new study, most marine mammals ...

    Last Updated: April 4, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography