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A Titanic Tale

A Titanic Tale

A former Alvin pilot recalls his 1986 dives on the shipwreck

Chemistry
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A Change Has Come in the Arctic

A rise in radium in the ocean signals changes along the coast

Circulation
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A Double Whammy for Corals

Global warming and local weather combine to cause massive bleaching

Climate
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Mission to the Twilight Zone

The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers

Coast
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The Bacteria on Your Beaches

Are more antibiotic-resistant bacteria getting into the ocean?

Hazards
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Forecasting Future Hurricanes

Scientists explore new way to gauge the strength of oncoming tropical storms

Life
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The Discovery of Hydrothermal Vents

Scientists celebrate 40th anniversary and chart future research

Polar
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Communicating Under Sea Ice

Engineers use ocean channel to efficiently relay sound

Pollution
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Reassessing Guidelines for Oil Spill Cleanups

Sunlight plays key overlooked role in fate of oil in the ocean

Resources
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Can Clams and Oysters Help Clean Up Waterways?

Survey shows potential for shellfish to reduce excess nitrogen

Seafloor
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How Is the Seafloor Made?

Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates

Technology
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Students Get Their Sea Legs

Orientation cruise provides introduction to ocean research

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