February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023 —
New research links fivefold increases in carbon absorption to salp prevalence in the uppermost reaches of the ocean. It is thus a key natural process that mitigates the effects of fossil fuel use and other activities contributing to climate change.
May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022 —
Scientists have made the first detection of groundwater beneath an Antarctic ice stream. The discovery confirms what researchers had already suspected but had been unable to verify until now.
March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022 —
Years of toil in the laboratory have revealed how a marine bacterium makes a potent anti-cancer molecule. Researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography found that an enzyme called SalC assembles what the team calls the salinosporamide anti-cancer “warhead.”
February 9, 2022
February 9, 2022 —
A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has found that abnormally wet conditions increase the risk of cough, fever, and diarrhea in children under five years old in many humid subtropical regions of the globe.