The deep biosphere—the realm of sediments far below the seafloor—harbors a vast ecosystem of bacteria, archaea, and fungi that are actively metabolizing, proliferating, and moving
The devices are on the look out for two particular types of algae that can cause death in humans if consumed.
This summer, a new underwater robot will start tracking some of the ocean’s top predators — including great white sharks — to learn more about their habits.
For sea turtle hatchlings struggling to reach the ocean, success may depend on having flexible wrists that allow them to move without disturbing too much sand.
When a shark is spotted in the ocean, humans and marine animals alike usually flee. But not the remora — this fish will instead swim right up to a shark and attach itself to the predator using a suction disk located on the top of its head.
UK scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean have discovered an “astounding” set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest anywhere in the world.
In September, the Arctic Ocean reached its minimum sea ice extent for the summer melt season, breaking all earlier historic records.
Normally, tires floating in the Mississippi Sound is a bad thing, but for the next few months there is a good reason for them.
The Mars rover Curiosity may be the most famous robot on – or off – the planet but an ocean-going bot named Papa Mau just set a world’s record for robot-kind by traveling more than 10,000 miles from San Francisco to Australia powered only by waves and sunlight.
Seeking an oceanographic data systems engineer to support the Nautilus Exploration Program. E/V Nautilus is an exploration vessel that participates in multidisciplinary and international oceanographic research, with a roughly defined schedule of 4-6 months at sea per year.