Sunday, July 3, 2022

Ocean

Earth may have been a ‘Waterworld’ 3.2 billion years ago

The origin and evolution of Earth's biosphere were shaped by the physical and chemical histories of the oceans. Marine chemical sediments and altered oceanic...

Scientists are preparing to dive into Midnight Zone of the Indian ocean

Seychelles and Maldives announce a major joint marine research expedition to explore and conserve the Indian Ocean.

Tiny prosthetic enables jellyfish to swim faster and more efficiently

The ultimate goal is to use these animals to explore and record information about the oceans.

World’s oceans in 2019 were the warmest in recorded human history

2019 broke the previous records set in prior years for global warming, and the effects are already appearing in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels and harm to ocean animals.

Atlantic and Pacific oscillations lost in the noise

If the Atlantic Multidecadal or Pacific Decadal oscillations existed, there would be evidence for their existence across the suite of current state-of-the-art climate model simulations.

Scientists discovered a simpler pattern of ocean warming

Part history, part climate science, the research corrects decades of data and suggests that ocean warming occurred in a much more homogenous way.

Ocean swimming changes Skin Microbiome, raising your risk of infections

Skin, the human body's largest organ, is our first line of defense against infection and pathogens. The gut microbiomes that live on the surface...

Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery on its first mission

The British research submarine, Boaty McBoatface has made an vital climate change discovery in Antarctica on its very first mission. The submarine was famously...

Earth recycles ocean floor into salty diamonds

The most wonderful quality about diamonds is that they are one of the only types of physical matter on this earth that do not...

20000 years old seawater that remains untouched since last ice age

About two thousand decades ago, Earth was extremely different. The water was covered in glaciers hundreds of feet thick, which stretched down over Chicago...

Ocean contains nearly 200,000 species of viruses

In the oceans, the vast majority of biodiversity is contained within the microbial fraction containing prokaryotes and eukaryotic microbes, which represents ∼60% of its...

New Evidence Suggests Venus may have had an Ocean

Mars was once considered as the planet that has potential to hold human life, likewise Earth. But the latest evidence suggests that the second...

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