County road in Berthoud, Colorado washed away by the September 2013 Colorado Front Range floods. Credit: Lornay Hansen/CIRES Colorado’s Biggest Storms Can Happen Anytime, New Study Finds Storms show a “diverse seasonality,” following seasonal patterns in some regions, but not others
May 21, 2015
Two students stand in front of artwork Artistic Display Brings Zooplankton into Focus UCSD student’s new art show inspired by collaboration with the Jaffe Lab at Scripps
May 20, 2015
Two New Studies of Rocks Show Earliest Forms of Life in Antarctic Ice Caves and in South African Lava Discovery of physical fossils validated in new science papers
May 20, 2015
A woman smiles near a cherry blossum tree. Scripps Alumna Amy Bowman Heads to Washington D.C. for Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Bowman will spend the next year working on ocean science policy and communication for NOAA Fisheries
May 15, 2015
A 3,400 gallon wave machine used to study ocean biology impacts on sea spray composition. Credit: American Chemical Society New Link between Ocean Microbes and Atmosphere Uncovered Microscopic-scale predator-prey relationship has global climate implications
May 14, 2015
Image of ocean eddies. Image: NASA/JPL Revelle Lecture at Scripps: Overturning Assumptions on Ocean Circulation Free public presentation on May 19 explores the role of ocean circulation on climate and new research on how it may change in coming decades
May 12, 2015
Students in a computer lab Three-Way Partnership Brings STEAM Learning to Underserved Youth in San Diego Scripps-cultivated courses in video game programming and robotics to inspire local students
May 08, 2015
A Scientist's Life: Ryan Hechinger Marine biologist considers parasites to study broad ecological questions
May 06, 2015
South China Sea internal waves seen from space. Photo: NASA and Global Ocean Associates Study of Giant South China Sea Internal Waves Provides First-Ever View of Their Entire Life Cycle Emerging science could revise sea-level rise predictions, improve undersea navigation, and revolutionize understanding of how nutrients reach coastal marine ecosystems
May 05, 2015
Bioluminescent flash Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces
May 05, 2015