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Head section of the lancelet, showing its natural fluorescence when exposed to blue light. Image: Dimitri Deheyn

Research Highlight: Nature’s Green Fluorescent Glow
Scripps researchers uncover a window into the evolutionary pathway of green fluorescent proteins

Gavin Newsom at Birch Aquarium

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Lieutenant Governor Visits Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Scripps graduate student Andrew Mullen positions the Benthic Underwater Microscope to study coral competition.

In the News Now: Researchers Develop Novel Microscope to Study the Underwater World
Global coverage of a Scripps seafloor imaging system that captures microscopic view of a coral’s life

Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Research Highlight: Analysis of Satellite Data Confirms Simulated Cloud Trends
Scripps-led study confirms subtropical dry zones expanding, clouds rising in atmosphere

Video: "Climate Change: Strong Science, Forceful Actions, Positive Outcomes"
Acclaimed talk on the state of climate science and policy now available

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California Current Ecosystem LTER

The California Current Ecosystem LTER is investigating nonlinear transitions in the California Current coastal pelagic ecosystem.

R/V Sally Ride

Dispatches from the nation's newest research vessel