Latest explorations

Cultures of three marine bacteria that make the compound pentabromopseudilin

Research Highlight: Marine Microbes Could Help Clean Up Environmental Pollutants
Scripps-led study on marine bacteria could have important environmental applications

Photo of the Week: Deploying Jason
R/V Sally Ride takes remotely-operated vehicle out to sea

Photo of the Week: Caribbean Survey
Sandin Lab and Waitt Foundation document coral and fish biodiversity

Parchment tubeworm in natural light (left) and while biofluorescing. Photo courtesy of Scientific Reports

Research Highlight: Blue Light Special
Researchers find clues about the unique bioluminescence of a seafloor-dwelling tubeworm

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer presents Scripps Director Margaret Leinen with a proclamation Oct. 28, 2016

Around the Pier: Dockside with R/V Sally Ride
Commissioning, new Birch Aquarium exhibit welcome research vessel