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  1. The Story of a Bizarre Deep-sea Bone Worm Takes an Unexpected Twist

    Evolutionary reversal previously unseen in the animal kingdom Dec 11, 2014 The saga of the Osedax “bone-eating” worms began 12 years ago, with the first discovery of these deep-sea creatures that feast on the bones of dead animals. The Osedax story grew e ...

    Last Updated: December 11, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Scripps Marine Ecologist Honored for Conservation, Filmmaking

    Mexican Environment Minister and Blue Ocean Film Festival recognize Octavio Aburto-Oropeza’s efforts in research and visual media Dec 05, 2014 Octavio Aburto-Oropeza’s passions include studying and protecting marine environments as well as portraying the ...

    Last Updated: February 11, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Video: When Will the Next Big One Happen....?

    Seismologist Debi Kilb explains how earthquakes work Dec 04, 2014 In this video profile by world-renowned IMAX film producer Macgillivray-Freeman Films, Scripps Oceanography seismologist Debi Kilb explains how earthquakes work, how we can get ready for th ...

    Last Updated: December 5, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Research Highlight: A Story of Humming Glaciers

    Icequakes give researchers a glimpse deep inside Alpine water flows Nov 25, 2014 It’s not quite like yodeling in the Swiss Alps, but researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego recently discovered that glaciers in southern Switzerla ...

    Last Updated: November 25, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. San Diego Fellowship Awards Record Number of Scripps Students

    Four incoming Scripps graduate students supported through the San Diego Fellowship, a program designed to increase campus diversity Nov 25, 2014 WARNING: This article contains information regarding sexual assault that may be sensitive to some readers. Fou ...

    Last Updated: December 4, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Two Scripps Professors Named AAAS Fellows

    UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and School of Medicine researchers to be recognized at February AAAS annual meeting Nov 24, 2014 The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in ...

    Last Updated: November 24, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Rescued Juvenile Sea Turtle Finds New Home at Birch Aquarium

    Loggerhead Sea Turtle to be on view for the public in early January Nov 20, 2014 For the first time, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, welcomed a rescued and rehabilitated sea turtle to its collection of marine life. The ...

    Last Updated: November 20, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Research Highlight: Life Behind Bars

    Marine biologists employ genetic barcoding in the quest to positively identify fish species Apr 01, 2009 Not long ago, a pair of high school students in Manhattan conducted a science project to check the authenticity of fish sold at New York seafood and s ...

    Last Updated: November 18, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps Climate Researcher among 100 Foreign Policy Global Thinkers of 2014

    Veerabhadran Ramanathan promotes dialogue with religious, political leaders to advance environmental stewardship Nov 17, 2014 Foreign Policy magazine has named Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a distinguished professor of climate and atmospheric sciences at Scrip ...

    Last Updated: November 19, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Experts Address Aquaculture’s Future at Scripps Forum

    Event serves as collaboration hub for aquatic farming and supporting efforts Nov 14, 2014 With a spirit of enthusiasm, optimism, and collaboration, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Director Margaret Leinen kicked off a discussion forum ...

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography