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These adorable sharks have evolved to walk across the seafloor
They’re also champion hitchhikers.
Meteor Showers, Orange Rivers, and Other Amazing Images of the Week
Plus, a Jupiter-like planet
Digital Map Of Seafloor Could Help Scientists Predict Climate Change Impacts
The secrets are in the sediment
Scientists Call For Temporary Halt On New Deep Sea Mining Projects
This month’s International Seabed Authority meeting could determine the fate of underwater habitats
The 49-Year History Of One Of Science’s Most Storied Subs
The humble submersible Alvin has triumphed over sinking and swordfish, and taken ocean exploration to new depths.
Help Oceanographers Comb the Ocean Floor From the Comfort of Your Screen
Identify seafood and other objects as you trawl a virtual seafloor.
Loch Ness, Like a Giant Level, Shows How Scotland Bends With the Tides
The Earth’s crust bends and deforms in response to ocean tides, and this barely noticeable warping affects other bodies of...
Symbiotic Bacteria Serve as Hydrogen “Fuel Cells” for Deep-Sea Mussels
Hydrogen fuel cells offer plenty of promise as an alternative fuel source for everything from cars to generators — but...
South Korea Developing Underwater Search-and-Rescue Robot Crawlers
Underwater swimmers and crawlers could speed up rescue efforts for incidents such as the recent sinking of a South Korean Navy frigate