"These incredibly abundant and ecologically-important marine animals have a neat trick to beat the physics of their environment..."
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Roundup, one of the world's most popular weed killers, can make ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution and climate change.
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Zooplankton migration is "the greatest migration on Earth. It happens every day and it's amazing." A satellite view reveals the hordes of tiny creatures.
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Plankton fossils from the Pliocene, an era with CO2 levels similar to those today, may help scientist predict what's in store for our climate in the future.
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"Iron from hydrothermal vents can well up, travel across hundreds of miles of open ocean, and allow phytoplankton to thrive in some very unexpected places."
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Daphnia, called water fleas, gain protection from parasites from toxins in the cyanobacteria they eat. Are they self-medicating?
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