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November 26, 2014

Trouble in the Tropics

Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 3, 2014

Big Questions About Tiny Bacteria

Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 26, 2014

Is Ocean Acidification Affecting Squid?

A key animal in the marine food web may be vulnerable

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 9, 2013

Sassy Scallops

How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 22, 2013

The Synergy Project, Part II

More videos on collaborations among artists and scientists

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 15, 2013

The Synergy Project

A co-laboratory experiment among scientists and artists

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Amalia Aruda
February 1, 2013

Bacteria Hitchhike on Tiny Marine Life

Why do pathogens settle on animals called copepods?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 25, 2012

Brown Tides and Redfielders

Scientists probe the inner workings of harmful algae

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 12, 2012

Clues in Shark Vertebrae Reveal Where They've Been

Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
January 5, 2012

Whale Heads and Tales

A student probes the mysteries of whales' hearing

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 14, 2011

The Latest Fashion in Bowhead Whale Songs

Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 20, 2011

A Drop in the Ocean is Teeming with Life

Scientists reveal hidden relationships among marine microbes

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
July 16, 2010

A Torrent of Crabs Running to the Sea

A student uncovers the natural history of a little-known species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 5, 2010

Holography and Oceanography

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

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 19, 2010

The Squid, the Whale, and the Grad Student

A young scientist deciphers meaning embedded in sonar signals

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
December 11, 2009

Dye Sheds Light on Jet-Propelled Salps

A graduate student reveals locomotion in the ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 25, 2008

A Most Ingenious Paradoxical Plankton

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

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 19, 2008

Shellfish's Mysterious Pathways to Adulthood

A grad student peers into the lives of larvae, before they grow up to be scallops

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
November 13, 2008

A Tag Fit for a Porpoise

Grad students surmount big hurdles to build a device for a small marine mammal

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
October 15, 2008

One Man's Swamp Is a Fish's Nursery

Grad student examines otoliths (fish ear bones) to protect critical areas for juvenile coral reef fish

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
September 3, 2008

Testing the Waters and Closing Beaches

Researchers seek faster, better ways to detect harmful bacteria

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 26, 2008

Biochemical Warfare on the Reef

In a co-evolutionary struggle, invertebrate adversaries develop weapon and counter-weapon

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
August 9, 2007

Eavesdropping on Whales' Mealtime Conversation

A graduate student journeys to Norway to investigate how orcas orchestrate their hunt

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
June 21, 2007

What Does It Take To Break a Whale?

Stress tests on whale bones aim to help endangered species

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June 20, 2007

What Does It Take To Break a Whale?

Stress tests on whale bones aim to help endangered species

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
February 10, 2006

Graduate Student Discovers an Unusual New Species

Unlike other magnetotactic bacteria, the "barbell" bacterium heads in its own direction

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Eric Montie surfing
October 24, 2005

Scientific (and Surfing) Safari

On and off the job, a MIT/WHOI graduate student displays his passion for the ocean

SOURCE: Oceanus magazine
Diane Poehls
February 24, 2004

Diane Poehls

SOURCE: WHOI.edu