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Velella velella seen on San Diego beaches.

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Arriving by the Wind

A Scientist's Life: Ryan Hechinger
Marine biologist considers parasites to study broad ecological questions

Bioluminescent flash

Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light
Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces

Around the Pier: Inaugural Conference Connects Local High School Students to Atmospheric Research
Students present results from environmental science projects

Helical diatoms in ocean waters off Scripps Pier

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Microscopic marine life off Scripps Pier

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