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From Oceanus Magazine

November 26, 2014

Trouble in the Tropics

Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera

September 4, 2014

Proteomics Reveals Ocean's Inner Workings

Scientists adapt biomedical tool to study marine ecosystems

April 25, 2014

Uncovering the Ocean's Biological Pump

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

January 15, 2014

What Causes the Atlantic to Bloom?

Scientists find surprising trigger for spring plant growth

May 15, 2013

Art Meets Science in a Book called Bloom

Scientist tries her hand at distilling research into poetry

diatom
January 24, 2013

A Day in the Life of a Phytoplankter

A conversation with WHOI biologist Sam Laney

June 25, 2012

Brown Tides and Redfielders

Scientists probe the inner workings of harmful algae

June 7, 2012

Beneath Arctic Ice, Life Blooms Spectacularly

Pools of water atop ice act as lenses to focus sunlight

Scientist Discover the Vitamin B12 Claw
May 31, 2012

Scientists Discover the "Vitamin B12 Claw"

Newfound protein is key for algae growth in the ocean

September 9, 2011

Psychotherapy for Plankton

Life can be stressful out there in the microscopic marine world

December 3, 2010

New Ways to Analyze Ocean Imagery

... and other news from around WHOI

November 19, 2010

Scientists Use "ESP" to Track Harmful Algae

New Environmental Sample Processor could transform ocean monitoring

June 5, 2010

Holography and Oceanography

An audio slideshow on a new way to use lasers to reveal tiny sea life

November 4, 2009

Having Their Phosphorus and Eating It Too

Plankton's unusual ability may give it an ecological edge

November 25, 2008

A Most Ingenious Paradoxical Plankton

How do similar organisms co-exist in the same ecological niche?

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 8, 2008

What Are the Possible Side Effects?

The uncertainties and unintended consequences of manipulating ecosystems

January 7, 2008

Will Ocean Iron Fertilization Work?

Getting carbon into the ocean is one thing. Keeping it there is another.

September 21, 2007

Pilot Study Examines Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

WHOI Tropical Research Initiative funds investigation of toxic algae

June 7, 2007

Growing Marine Plants Need Their Vitamins

Vitamin B12 has impacts on the ocean food web and Earth's climate

Heidi Sosik
September 9, 2005

Building an Automated Underwater Microscope

A conversation with biologist Heidi Sosik

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence
January 27, 2005

New Instrument Sheds Light on Bioluminescence

A WHOI engineer invents a device to measure a critical but elusive ocean phenomenon

Life in the Arctic Ocean
September 15, 2004

Life in the Arctic Ocean

A unique, complex food web is fashioned by distinctive species and environmental factors

The Grass is Greener in the Coastal Ocean
April 1, 2004

The Grass is Greener in the Coastal Ocean

Coastal waters teem with life, but sometimes scientists can’t explain why

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