Scripps News Archives

Red Tide Brings Bioluminescence to San Diego Beaches
Dinoflagellate-driven displays have been spotted from La Jolla to Encinitas
May 09, 2018
Bradley Moore Natural Product Chemistry Award Marine Chemical Biologist Honored by Royal Society of Chemistry
UC San Diego’s Bradley Moore receives Natural Product Chemistry Award
May 09, 2018
Photo of the Week: Crushed Ice
Collecting glacial ice to study fjord ecosystems in the Southern Ocean
May 03, 2018
A robot inspired by eels in a Birch Aquarium at Scripps tank. It is meant to be as non-invasive to natural habitats as possible. Research Highlight: Transparent Eel-like Soft Robot Can Swim Silently Underwater
Scripps researcher bases optical properties of robot on those of eel larvae
May 01, 2018
Satellite view of the Baltic Sea on July 8, 2005 showing surface accumulations of cyanobacteria Research Highlight: See You in Three Years
Researchers find that toxic blooms of cyanobacteria happen at regular intervals in the Baltic Sea. Why they are so regular is anyone’s guess.
Apr 30, 2018
Photo of the Week: Beach Teach
Undergrads learn about the geologic record from La Jolla shore and cliffs
Apr 27, 2018
Scripps grad student Leticia Cavole Scripps Student Spotlight: Leticia Cavole
Marine biology graduate student is studying the effects of climate change on fish growth
Apr 27, 2018
Rear Admiral Brian Brown Scripps Alumnus Highlight: Q&A with Rear Admiral Brian Brown
Rear Admiral Brian Brown, MS ‘87, recently appointed to serve as commander of Naval Information Forces
Apr 24, 2018
Kate Furby Scripps Alumna Selected as AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow
Kathryn Furby to write for the Washington Post in her commitment to humanize science
Apr 23, 2018
Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling in the lab Video: How Scientists Measure Carbon Dioxide in the Air
A 60th anniversary tour of the process behind the Keeling Curve
Apr 23, 2018
Photo of the Week: Twice as Nice
Sun shines through sampling nets off California coast
Apr 20, 2018
Undergraduate students at Scripps Oceanography aboard a cruise on R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Among New Majors Offered at UC San Diego
Undergraduates get hands-on training to tackle real-world issues
Apr 17, 2018
Scientists Matthew Alford (left) and Thomas Peacock at sea during study of potential seabed mining effects, February 2018 Collaborative Scientific Research Is Needed to Inform the Future of Seabed Mining
There’s an opportunity to establish guidelines before operations to extract valuable minerals from the ocean becomes widespread, researchers say
Apr 17, 2018
Photo of the Week: Gateway to Science
Researchers probe past climate change in Nepal
Apr 13, 2018
Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches
Apr 09, 2018
Brice Semmens (right) participates in a Google Hangout at a grouper spawning aggregation site. Photo: Joshua Stewart Research Highlight: Grouper Moon Project Uses Scripps Science to Revive a Caribbean Fish
The Nassau Grouper is in the midst of a comeback thanks to conservation and technology
Apr 05, 2018
The marine worm Trilobodrilus ellenscrippsae is named for Scripps' founding benefactor Around the Pier: Species Named for Scripps Founding Benefactor
Researchers select Ellen Browning Scripps as namesake of annelid found on La Jolla Shores
Apr 04, 2018
SXSW panelists Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography Leads Coral Tech Panel at SXSW
Interactive SXSW panel highlighted innovative technology used to study coral reefs
Apr 02, 2018
Photo of the Week: Nearby Nudibranch
Grad student photographs colorful mollusc under Scripps Pier
Mar 29, 2018
Scripps alumnae Tegan Blaine, Cody Hooven, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, and Jill Weinberger Around the Pier: Q&A with Four Scripps Alumnae in STEM Careers
During women's history month, conversations with four alumnae continuing the mission of Scripps Oceanography in their professions
Mar 29, 2018
Photo of the Week: Knee-deep in the Data
Postdoc measures streamflow for atmospheric river research
Mar 23, 2018
Rendering for the proposed reconstruction and modernization of the Charles and Beano Scripps Center for Coastal Studies Scripps Family Contributes $4.6 Million Towards Two Crucial Scripps Oceanography Projects
Family members continue century-long legacy of support of research institution
Mar 22, 2018
Srripps alumnae Women’s History Month: Four Scripps Alumnae in STEM Careers
Q&A with four alumnae who are continuing the mission of Scripps Oceanography in their professional endeavors
Mar 22, 2018
William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation. Q&A with William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation
Easterling, head of the Directorate for Geosciences, discussed his vision for NSF and funding priorities during a recent visit to Scripps Oceanography
Mar 19, 2018
Photo of the Week: Science on Sleds
Stranded students and instructors do research with dogsleds, pointy sticks
Mar 16, 2018