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Biogeochemistry

From Oceanus Magazine

April 25, 2014

Uncovering the Ocean's Biological Pump

Scientists reveal the hidden movements of particles and chemicals in the sea

April 17, 2014

Drug Discovery in the Ocean

Marine microbes are potential sources of disease treatments

March 26, 2014

Of The River and Time

Flowing waters run deep with clues to Earth's mountains and climate

October 30, 2013

Corals' Indispensable Bacterial Buddies

Like humans, corals may be superorganisms

Lyme disease
March 21, 2013

Lyme Disease Bacteria Have Quirky Needs

Unlike most organisms, it uses manganese instead of iron

Bacteria Exhibit Altruistic Behavior
October 25, 2012

Bacteria Exhibit Altruistic Behavior

Some microbes make antibiotics to benefit their kin

November 23, 2011

The Ocean's Tiny Chemists

A new tool helps sort out a hubbub of microbial activity in the sea

January 10, 2011

Recycling Rare, Essential Nutrients in the Sea

Key marine bacterium appears to thrive by reusing scarce iron

October 1, 2010

How Does Toxic Mercury Get into Fish?

A WHOI scientist examines mysterious chemistry in the sea

November 13, 2009

Cara Manning

Tracking the greenhouse gas N2O

December 12, 2008

Another Greenhouse Gas to Watch: Nitrous Oxide

Where are steadily rising levels of the gas coming from?

September 17, 2008

The Spiral Secret to Mammal Hearing

... and other recent research findings by WHOI scientists

July 24, 2008

For Graduate Student, Research Is a Gas

Well, two gases actually, and both have key impacts on climate

July 17, 2008

DMS: The Climate Gas You've Never Heard Of

Made by tiny plants in the ocean, dimethylsulfide helps make clouds in the sky

January 31, 2008

Lost City Pumps Life-essential Chemicals at Rates Unseen at Typical Black Smokers

Chemistry at Atlantic hydrothermal vent site may be analog for origins of life

Living Large in  Microscopic Nooks
August 24, 2004

Living Large in Microscopic Nooks

Newly discovered deep-sea microbes rearrange thinking on the evolution of the Earth? and life on it

Extreme Trapping
December 1, 1997

Extreme Trapping

The Oceanic Flux Program
December 1, 1997

The Oceanic Flux Program

Twenty Years of Particle Flux Measurements in the Deep Sargasso Sea

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