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Xenoturbella churro (top center), one of four new flatworm-like species found by scientists including Scripps's Greg Rouse

Research Highlight: Deep-Sea Churro Finds its Evolutionary Home
Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life

Caught fish displayed at Venice Marina in Venice, La.

Research Highlight: Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans
Scripps researchers’ analysis shows highly variable pollutant concentrations in fish meat

A humpback whale breaches in San Diego Bay, Feb. 7, 2016. Photo: Chris Fitzsimmons/BAS

Photo of the Week
Super Bowl Sunday Spectacle

Linda Chilton of USC Sea Grant leads citizen scientists on a tour of La Jolla Shores Jan. 20, 2016

From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science
Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño

Amato Evan points skyward with a weather balloon in the background.

Photo of the Week: Into the Great Wide Open
UC San Diego undergrads launch weather balloon off the Scripps Pier

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