Scripps News Archives

Fish Love Songs May Help Protect Them From Overfishing, Study Finds
Researchers develop new acoustic method to monitor health of fisheries
Jun 13, 2017
From left, Scripps students Natalya Gallo, Matt Costa, and Lynn Waterhouse at Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York On World Oceans Day, 1,100 Commitments Made to Protect the Seas
UC San Diego delegates attending United Nations conference inspired by subnational efforts
Jun 08, 2017
Octopus on ocean floor touches robotic arm Photo of the Week: High Five at 500 Fathoms
Deep-sea octopus greets submersible Alvin
Jun 08, 2017
Two young students work with clay. Around the Pier: Summer Programs at Sally Ride Science Designed to Inspire Youth
Scripps Oceanography researchers and grad students will serve as instructors, mentors for summer classes
Jun 08, 2017
Jim Stewart Obituary Notice: James (Jim) Stewart, Pioneering Diving Officer
Associated with Scripps since the 1950s, Stewart revolutionized scientific diving programs
Jun 08, 2017
The surfboard-mounted science instrument Smartfin. Photo: Kat Hammond Around the Pier: Scripps Scientists Help Create and Distribute a “Smartfin” that Turns Surfers into Citizen Scientists
“If we get these fins in the hands of surfers, they will gather data all over the world”
Jun 07, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. Around the Pier: Indiana Jones Meets the Sea
UC San Diego launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies
Jun 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Props to You
R/V Sally Ride gets some upgrades
Jun 02, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. UC San Diego Launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology
Center co-led by Scripps Oceanography and Department of Anthropology will investigate relationship between human societies and marine environments
Jun 01, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Around the Pier: Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 30, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 25, 2017
Photo of the Week: R/V Roger Revelle, Returned
Back in San Diego after four years at sea — but not for long
May 24, 2017
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
May 23, 2017
Photomosaic of downed B-25 bomber. Image: Project Recover Two Missing World War II B-25 Bombers Documented By Project Recover Off Papua New Guinea
Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of five missing World War II aircraft in 2016
May 23, 2017
Photo of the Week: Bending the Curve
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom highlights UC's carbon neutrality plan
May 17, 2017
Threespot damselfish Rise of Aggressive Reef Predator From Overfishing May Impede Sea Urchin Recovery, Study Finds
Reef fossils help explain why algae-controlling urchins have not recovered following mysterious dieoff
May 15, 2017
Photo: istockphoto/VR_Studio Biological Activity Found to Affect Aerosols Produced from Sea Spray
Sea spray aerosols believed to have a major contributing effect on climate
May 11, 2017
Gobi Desert dust envelops eastern China. Photo: SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE More Natural Dust Improves Air Quality in Eastern China
Reduced dust slows winds, increases air stagnation over cities like Beijing; implications for U.S., other cities as well
May 11, 2017
Video: Loss of Reef Urchins
Scripps scientists describe how overfishing set off damaging chain reaction in Caribbean coral reefs
May 11, 2017
Maria Vernet A Scientist’s Life: Maria Vernet
Phytoplankton ecologist studies key members of ocean food webs
May 11, 2017
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
May 11, 2017
sponges Study Finds Bacteria Living in Marine Sponge Produce Toxic Flame Retardant-Like Compounds
Scripps researchers are steps closer to understanding their human health implications
May 11, 2017
Scripps Community Awarded for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Group effort led to hiring of Scripps Diversity Initiatives Coordinator
May 10, 2017
Part of the RIS Team at Scott’s Hut near McMurdo. Hut was used during Captain Scott’s 1904 Discovery Expedition. From the Field: Graduate Students, Researcher Camp Out on Antarctic Ice Shelf
Scripps team recovers seismometers that recorded vibrations throughout the Ross Ice Shelf over past two years
May 10, 2017
Environmental microorganisms in petri dish. Photo courtesy of Simon Fraser University New Study Looks to Future of Drug Discovery in Natural World
Researchers ponder question: Is there anything still out there to discover?
May 09, 2017
sharknado