Scientists studying the oft-maligned undersea creature are finding more than meets the eye
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
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It's a no drone zone.
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An offshore screening system will put a 14-mile buffer zone between ports and deadly cargo
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With so many problems with our oceans--and solutions to them--it can be tricky to know where to start. So we asked the experts
An unmanned Global Hawk recon drone will join a team of aircraft--all equipped with advanced weather instrumentation--to observe the 2010 storm season closer than ever before
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The useful noble gas may provide a breakthrough way to store hydrogen for fuel
Researchers have found some nasty microbes in turtles off the coast of Mexico
It can be 3D printed in just one step
This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.
Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.
A microbiologist explores the distinctive odors of a day at the beach.
The aerobiologist uses drones to study the almost unknown ecosystem above our heads.
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For a 24-hour view of one of the most vibrant coral reefs on Earth, book a room at the world's first underwater hotel
A mysteriously healthy patch of coral reefs in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf might provide scientists with ways to protect the rest of the reefs