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A Kelp's Slime
Kelp provide a home for microbes to grow on—they're the reason kelp are so slimy....
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:55
Working in the Dark
Most of the viruses in the ocean are unknown, but scientists are working to fix...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:42
A Microbial World
We live in a microbial world. The ocean is home to innumerable microbes, so many...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:23
Slurping Shrimp near Moorea
Researchers in Moorea use a variety of tools to collect organisms. Some are simple,...
Tue, 11/24/2009 - 16:29
Quest for the Giant Squid
Watch a Discovery video on Smithsonian squid expert Clyde Roper’s search for...
Fri, 11/20/2009 - 16:17
The Moorea Biocode Project
Scientists on the tiny island of Moorea, in the Pacific, are gathering one of every...
Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:48
Sea Level Rise
The ocean never stops moving. When you visit the beach, waves roll in and recede...
You may have seen the sparkle of fireflies on a summer’s night. The fireflies...