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How deep-ocean vents fuel massive phytoplankton blooms

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4 bacteria capable of reversing climate change by eating pollution.

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New model to assess for flood hazards

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New underwater robotic vehicle

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Fishing less could be a win for both lobstermen and endangered whales

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Scientists use machine learning to identify antibiotic resistant bacteria that can spread between animals,...

Experts have developed a ground-breaking software, which combines DNA sequencing and machine learning to help them find where, and to what extent, antibiotic resistant...

Can coral reefs ‘have it all’?

A new study outlines how strategic placement of no-fishing marine reserves can help coral reef fish communities thrive.

The transient response of atmospheric and oceanic heat transports to anthropogenic warming

The transient response of atmospheric and oceanic heat transports to anthropogenic warmingThe transient response of atmospheric and oceanic heat transports to anthropogenic warming, Published...

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