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A Scientist's Life: Ryan Hechinger
Marine biologist considers parasites to study broad ecological questions

Bioluminescent flash

Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light
Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces

Around the Pier: Inaugural Conference Connects Local High School Students to Atmospheric Research
Students present results from environmental science projects

Helical diatoms in ocean waters off Scripps Pier

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Microscopic marine life off Scripps Pier

Arctic Ocean melt ponds. Photo: Karen Frey/Clark University

Research Highlight: Arctic Sea Ice Loss Likely To Be Reversible
Scenarios of a sea ice tipping point leading to a permanently ice-free Arctic Ocean were based on oversimplified arguments

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