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Jul 21, 2014 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The role that Earth's oceans have on our planet's habitability is undeniable, but now scientists think that exoplanetary oceans are essential for alien life to evolve. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Whale sharks are congregating to a new shark hot spot that's not too toasty or too cold. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A new study reveals that these fish fluoresce more in deep water, a technique that allows them to convert blue-green light into red or yellow light.
Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sharks might be able to cope with climate change's effects upon the Arctic, a study of fossil shark teeth has found. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Did the legendary Submarine great white shark actually exist? Experts say it's possible, but they have a different fish tale to tell.
Jul 10, 2014 01:05 PM ET
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean, slowly being destroyed. What are these colorful undersea vistas and why does it matter if they live or die? Trace offers some answers.
Jul 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Microplastics -- tiny particles formed from the degrading of plastic trash -- are filling the planet's oceans and pose an increasing threat to marine animals. Continue reading →
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