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Gun turret of sunken World War II B-25 off Papua New Guinea Research Highlight: Two Missing World War II B-25 Bombers Documented off Papua New Guinea
Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of five missing World War II aircraft in 2016
May 23, 2017
Photo of the Week: Bending the Curve
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom highlights UC's carbon neutrality plan
May 17, 2017
Video: Loss of Reef Urchins
Scripps scientists describe how overfishing set off damaging chain reaction in Caribbean coral reefs
May 11, 2017
Maria Vernet A Scientist’s Life: Maria Vernet
Phytoplankton ecologist studies key members of ocean food webs
May 11, 2017
Researchers used genome mining and DNA sequencing to study bacteria found in marine sponges. Credit: Jason S. Biggs Research Highlight: Bacteria Living in Marine Sponge Produce Flame Retardant-Like Compounds
Scripps researchers are steps closer to understanding human health implications
May 11, 2017
Part of the RIS Team at Scott’s Hut near McMurdo. Hut was used during Captain Scott’s 1904 Discovery Expedition. From the Field: Graduate Students, Researcher Camp Out on Antarctic Ice Shelf
Scripps team recovers seismometers that recorded vibrations throughout the Ross Ice Shelf over past two years
May 10, 2017
Photo of the Week: Solar Spectacle
Though we think the pier is picture-perfect all year long
May 04, 2017
Researchers take part in the EarthOptimism and March for Science underwater off Maui, April 22 Around the Pier: Marching for Science in Scripps Style – Underwater, at Sea, and in San Diego
Researchers turn out in force to take part in international event
May 03, 2017
Various plankton in ocean waters off La Jolla, Calif. Around the Pier: The Bioengineering Behind the Beauty
Scripps oceanographer Andrew Barton receives Simons Foundation Early Career Award to study plankton
May 02, 2017
Photo of the Week: Supporting Science at Sea
Undergraduates march for science aboard R/V Sproul
Apr 26, 2017
Photo of the Week: The Look of the Sound of the Sea
Student applies color and depth to marine mammal sounds
Apr 21, 2017
Young boy spins an outdoor art installation. Around the Pier: Weather on Steroids Exhibit Merges Scripps Climate Science with Art
Artistic and scientific showcase on display at the La Jolla Historical Society through May 21
Apr 06, 2017
Computer programmer Cameron Beccario, creator of weather data visualization earth.nullschool.net, at Scripps-hosted hackathon Around the Pier: Scripps and XPRIZE Team Up to Host Ocean Data Hackathon
“We want data to be in the hands of the people who pay for it"
Apr 06, 2017
Biometeorologist Jennifer Vanos A Scientist's Life: Jennifer Vanos
Biometeorologist is at intersection of weather and human health
Apr 04, 2017
Photo of the Week: Algae Scrub
Grad student chores include tending to Birch Aquarium's loggerhead turtle
Apr 03, 2017
Marine ecologist Octavio Aburto-Oropeza in his element. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob Around the Pier: Scripps Marine Biologist-Photographer Honored as 2017 Rolex Artist-in-Exploration
Award supports mangrove forest research
Mar 29, 2017
Scripps biological oceanographer and copepod expert Mark Ohman with image of namesake crustacean Around the Pier: What’s in a Name?
Scripps biological oceanographer has a marine organism named after him
Mar 27, 2017
Photo of the Week: Neighbors at Sea
R/V Sally Ride teams up with research platform FLIP
Mar 23, 2017
Photo of the Week: Spoonful of Lovin'
Tiny squid plays role in shakedown of R/V Sally Ride
Mar 17, 2017
In the News Now: Poor Fisheries Struggle with U.S. Import Rule
Scripps researcher, colleagues on challenges posed by Marine Mammal Protection Act
Mar 14, 2017