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  1. Video: A Legacy of Seagoing Science Continues

    Video showcases the century of ocean exploration that precedes R/V Sally Ride Aug 24, 2016 America's newest research vessel Sally Ride is making its way to its home port in San Diego, Calif.  Operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San ...

    Last Updated: August 24, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Proton Pump Found to Regulate Blood pH in Stingrays

    Scripps research team finds new function for similar enzyme found in boneworms, corals Cells isolated from stingray gills showing the protein (green) moving to the cell membrane when activated. Aug 19, 2016 Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanograp ...

    Last Updated: August 19, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. New Study Challenges Assumption of Asbestos’ Ability to Move in Soil

    Scripps scientist findings may have implications for current remediation strategies Chrysotile, one of the six types of asbestos. Credit: Eurico Zimbres/WikiMedia Aug 19, 2016 A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of Cal ...

    Last Updated: August 19, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Study Finds Sharks Get Bad Rap When Viewed with Ominous Background Music

    Scripps-led research team demonstrates that background music affects viewers’ attitudes toward sharks A pair of gray reef sharks patrol the deep outer terrace at Palmyra Atoll in the Line Islands. Photo: Brian Zgliczynski Aug 03, 2016 In a new study, rese ...

    Last Updated: August 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Researchers Create Means to Monitor Anthropogenic Global Warming in Real Time

    Method relies on dominance of Pacific Ocean as a global climate force Photo: istockphoto.com/blackred Jul 18, 2016 A research team including a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego climate scientist simulated in a c ...

    Last Updated: July 18, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Researchers Develop Novel Microscope to Study the Underwater World

    Seafloor imaging system captures a microscopic view of a coral’s life Scripps graduate student Andrew Mullen positions the Benthic Underwater Microscope to study coral competition. Jul 12, 2016 A new microscopic imaging system is revealing a never-before- ...

    Last Updated: July 18, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Photo of the Week

    It's Official Scripps Oceanography formally took control of R/V Sally Ride, the newest ship in the American research fleet, on July 1 Jul 06, 2016 On July 1, with a volley of signatures, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of Califo ...

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

  8. Clouds Are Moving Higher, Subtropical Dry Zones Expanding, According to Satellite Analysis

    Scripps-led study confirms computerized climate simulations projecting effects of global warming Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Jul 11, 2016 A Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego-led research team analyzing s ...

    Last Updated: July 12, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Governor Approves Funding for New Research Program Aimed at Saving State Water

    Budget signed by Brown supports launch of atmospheric river program that could enable storage of billions more gallons of water in state reservoirs Satellite image of precipitable water in clouds, Jan. 5, 2016, when an AR helped deliver 5 inches of rain t ...

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

  10. New Analysis Reveals Large-Scale Motion Around San Andreas Fault System

    Researchers detect pattern similar to previously published earthquake cycle model developed at Scripps Aerial view of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain. Credit: Ikluft/Wikimedia Jun 27, 2016 An array of GPS instruments near the San Andreas Fault ...

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