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Neil Armstrong Takes New York

Neil Armstrong Takes New York

The research vessel Neil Armstrong, shown here working off the North Carolina coast on the Processes driving Exchange at Cape Hatteras (PEACH) project, will participate in Fleet Week in New York City […]

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After Dark in the Park

After Dark in the Park

A team of researchers worked well past sunset on the shore of Yellowstone Lake in 2016 to section and catalog a core they had taken from the lake bed earlier […]

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Student Out of Water

Student Out of Water

Alexandra Labella, an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, analyzes a sediment core sample in the lab of WHOI scientist Jeff Donnelly. Labella is one of many students who work at […]

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Sunrise In The Arctic

Sunrise In The Arctic

Sunrise comes to Sachs Harbour, a village on Banks Island in the Canadian Arctic that in 2014 was a research hub and equipment center for scientists studying sea ice. […]

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The Freshest Sushi

The Freshest Sushi

Research cruises, like life, are full of surprises. The ocean can offer up unexpected storms—or in this case, the freshest sushi you’ll ever taste. Aboard the WHOI-operated research vessel Read More

The Real Big Blue

The Real Big Blue

Sometimes you have to get into the remote environment where marine organisms live to study them: WHOI biologists Larry Madin and Richard Harbison were part of a small group in […]

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Animals Behaving Like Plants

Animals Behaving Like Plants

Meet a curious single-celled organism called Mesodinium rubrum. They are shaped like “8”s with hairlike cilia around them that they use to swim in the ocean. They usually graze on […]

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A Million Microbes

A Million Microbes

A million microbes may live in a single drop of seawater—producing, consuming, and excreting various chemical compounds. Scientists are closely examining this stew of compounds dissolved in the ocean […]

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Eyes on Both Coasts

Eyes on Both Coasts

OceanCube is an autonomous underwater coastal observatory that provides real-time data and images from a variety of biological, physical, and chemical sensors. A team from WHOI led by biologist Scott […]

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Stunning Stinger

Stunning Stinger

For such small, delicate creatures, they pack mighty painful stings. Known as a clinging jellyfish because they attach to seagrasses and seaweeds, Gonionemus are found along Pacific and Atlantic […]

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