Latest explorations

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

Photo of the Week: Bending the Curve
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom highlights UC's carbon neutrality plan

Maria Vernet

A Scientist’s Life: Maria Vernet
Phytoplankton ecologist studies key members of ocean food webs

Video: Loss of Reef Urchins
Scripps scientists describe how overfishing set off damaging chain reaction in Caribbean coral reefs

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