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Vol. 49, No. 1, Dec 2011

In their own words

In Their Own Words

Special edition written by MIT WHOI Joint Program students

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Whales and Sharks

The Chemistry of Life

Psychotherapy for Plankton

Psychotherapy for Plankton

Life can be stressful out there in the microscopic marine world

A Drop in the Ocean is Teeming with Life

A Drop in the Ocean is Teeming with Life

Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes

The Ocean's Tiny Chemists

The Ocean's Tiny Chemists

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

Searching for Life on the Seafloor

Searching for Life on the Seafloor

Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms

Pollutants

Tracking an Elusive Chemical: Estrogens

Tracking an Elusive Chemical: Estrogens

What impacts might these hormones have in the coastal ocean?

Tracking Toxic Chemicals in Oil Spills

Tracking Toxic Chemicals in Oil Spills

Does out of sight mean into the air or into fish?

On the Trail of Mercury in the Ocean

On the Trail of Mercury in the Ocean

Between smokestack and fish, mercury becomes more toxic

Waves and Currents

Between the Beach and the Deep Blue Sea

Between the Beach and the Deep Blue Sea

Student explores the dynamic gateway of the shallow inner shelf

Powerful Currents in Deep-Sea Gorges

Powerful Currents in Deep-Sea Gorges

What energy drives these currents in hundreds of seafloor Grand Canyons?

 The Great South Channel

The Great South Channel

Where marine life meets to feast every spring

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