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December 4, 2013
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Microplastics make marine worms sick

Tiny bits of plastic rubbish could spell big trouble for marine life, starting with the worms, say a team of researchers from the University of Exeter and Plymouth University who report their evidence in a pair of studies in the … Continue reading

August 31, 2013
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Morphing manganese

UD researchers report new discovery in ‘Science’ about manganese in aquatic environments An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by … Continue reading

January 11, 2012
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Scientists Look to Microbes to Unlock Earth’s Deep Secrets

*To find answers, oceanographers install observatories beneath remote seafloor* Of all the habitable parts of our planet, one ecosystem still remains largely unexplored and unknown to science: the igneous ocean crust. This rocky realm of hard volcanic lava exists beneath … Continue reading

May 28, 2011
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Significant Role of Oceans in Onset of Ancient Global Cooling

*Evidence that early Antarctic Circumpolar Current development affected global climate* Thirty-eight million years ago, tropical jungles thrived in what are now the cornfields of the American Midwest and furry marsupials wandered temperate forests in what is now the frozen Antarctic. … Continue reading