Scripps News Archives

Scripps graduate student Audrey Tan. Scripps Student Spotlight: Audrey Tan
Climate Science and Policy graduate student is researching how El Niño impacts lives and biodiversity across the Pacific Ocean
Jun 07, 2019
Weddell Sea polynya, initally 3,700 square miles, 2017. False color NASA satellite image shows ice in blue, clouds in white. Mysterious Holes in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Years of Robotic Data
Strategic placement of Argo floats yields trove of information
Jun 07, 2019
Students retrieve a CTD unit at the fantail of research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul June 1. Photo of the Week: Put to the Test
Students compare performance of their own instruments to standard equipment during sea trial
Jun 06, 2019
Research Highlight: Researchers Discover What Makes Deep-Sea Dragonfish Teeth Transparent
Findings could provide “bioinspiration” for researchers looking to develop transparent ceramics
Jun 06, 2019
Giant larvacean. Image courtesy of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute New Study Finds Microplastic Throughout Monterey Bay
A new study shows that microplastic particles are not only common from the surface to the seafloor, but they’re also being eaten by animals and incorporated into marine food webs
Jun 06, 2019
Oceanographer Drew Lucas A Scientist’s Life: Drew Lucas
Oceanographer studies small-scale ocean physics that influence climate
Jun 05, 2019
Around the Pier: Scripps Succulent Garden Sheds Light on Coral Reefs
Graduates of Scripps Oceanography program develop coral reef-inspired succulent garden on campus to bring science out of labs
Jun 05, 2019
Researchers Discover What Makes Deep-Sea Dragonfish Teeth Transparent
Findings could provide “bioinspiration” for researchers looking to develop transparent ceramics
Jun 05, 2019
Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling Research Highlight: Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record Peak in May
Monthly average surpassed 414 parts per million at Mauna Loa observatory
Jun 04, 2019
Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record Peak in May
Monthly average surpassed 414 parts per million at Mauna Loa Observatory
Jun 04, 2019
Photo of the Week: The Red Tide is Back
Return of bioluminescent dinoflagellates lights up La Jolla Shores
May 31, 2019
Around the Pier: Seadragons & Seahorses Now Open at Birch Aquarium
Aquarium’s newest exhibition features one of the largest seadragon habitats in the world
May 29, 2019
Photo: iStockPhoto/puwa2827 Breakthrough in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks
Researchers find a vital connection between peak and off seasons of the tropical disease
May 29, 2019
Seadragons & Seahorses Now Open at Birch Aquarium
The aquarium’s newest exhibition features one of the largest seadragon habitats in the world
May 29, 2019
Lead author Sunyoung Park (second from left) and Scripps co-authors (l-r) Jooil Kim, Jens Mühle, Ray Weiss. Photo: Erik Jepsen Research Highlight: Scientists Discover Source of New CFC emissions
Mapping sources of ozone layer-damaging compound demonstrates improved ability to monitor emissions of environmentally important gases
May 28, 2019
The Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Photo by Susan Howard, Earth & Space Research. Study Uncovers Surprising Melting Patterns Beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf
Casts new light on threats to Antarctica’s largest ice shelf
May 27, 2019
The Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Photo by Susan Howard, Earth & Space Research. Research Highlight: Study Uncovers Surprising Melting Patterns Beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf
Casts new light on threats to Antarctica’s largest ice shelf
May 20, 2019
Lead author Sunyoung Park (second from left) and Scripps co-authors (l-r) Jooil Kim, Jens Mühle, Ray Weiss. Photo: Erik Jepsen Scientists Discover Source of New CFC emissions
Mapping sources of ozone layer-damaging compound demonstrates improved ability to monitor emissions of environmentally important gases
May 20, 2019
Photo of the Week: Nighttime Operations
Moorings off California coast have gathered ecosystem observations for more than a decade
May 16, 2019
Scripps graduate student Travis Courtney. Photo by Lark Starkey. Scripps Student Spotlight: Travis Courtney
Geosciences graduate student is researching how climate change is affecting coral reef structures
May 13, 2019
Photo of the Week: A Fine Specimen
Atomic-era octopus among 'Treasures from the Scripps Collections'
May 09, 2019
Two spot octopus larva. Photo: Lilly McCormick Research Highlight: Low Oxygen Levels Could Temporarily Blind Marine Invertebrates
First study to demonstrate vision in marine invertebrates is highly sensitive to the amount of oxygen in water
May 08, 2019
Two spot octopus larvae. PC: Lilly McCormick Low Oxygen Levels Could Temporarily Blind Marine Invertebrates
First study to demonstrate vision in marine invertebrates is highly sensitive to the amount of oxygen in water
May 08, 2019
Yellow buoy carried on deck of motor vessel with Golden Gate Bridge in the background Photo of the Week: Golden Voyage
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers assists with buoy deployment
May 04, 2019
The seaweed Digenea simplex on the beach. Photo: Toshiaki Teruya/University of Ryukyus, Japan Research Highlight: Scientists Develop New Production Method for Seaweed Chemical Used in Brain Research
Researchers find an affordable and effective way to produce kainic acid, an important natural chemical used by neuroscientists
May 01, 2019
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