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Photo of the Week: A Fine Specimen
Atomic-era octopus among 'Treasures from the Scripps Collections'

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

The seaweed Digenea simplex on the beach. Photo: Toshiaki Teruya/University of Ryukyus, Japan

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

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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

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

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

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Daniel Conley and other Scripps students conduct field work aboard R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Photo: Cody Gallo

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Conley
Marine biology graduate student is studying how corals react to different environmental conditions

Scripps graduate student Ariel Pezner

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ariel Pezner
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying the effects of human-induced stressors on reef-building corals

Scripps graduate student Matthew Costa. Photo: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza

Scripps Student Spotlight: Matthew Costa
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying wetlands inhabited by productive and salt-tolerant trees called mangroves

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