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Paleobiologist Richard Norris with a sediment core from the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) boundary

Research Highlight: 'Age of Fishes' Began When Dinosaurs Went Away
The mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs gave rise to the modern diversity of fishes

Elegant terns cast a maze of shadows at South Bay Salt Works in Chula Vista, Calif. Photo: Octavio Aburto

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Maze of Shadows

The researchers collected information on seawater at Heron Reef using an integrated sensor network. Credit: David I. Kline

Research Highlight: New Study Could Pave Way for an Ocean Acidification Early Warning System for Coral Reefs
Scripps-led team offers improved approach to monitor health of coral reef ecosystems

A group of students stand under a pier on the beach.

Around the Pier: Voices from the Sea
Alaskan high school students conduct cutting-edge bioacoustics research through partnership with Scripps Oceanography

Lobsters collected on a counting table in Barbuda.

​From the Field: Bringing a Blue Halo to Barbuda
Scripps students seek to help Caribbean island preserve its marine life

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