The bacteria scrub out nitrogen, potentially defending against certain nutrient overloads.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~7 min
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New study suggests waters will become more turbulent as Arctic loses summertime ice.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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An MIT-developed technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and productivity.
May 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Method may help quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.
May 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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Instrument may help scientists assess the ocean’s response to climate change.
May 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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When they encounter nutrient oases in the marine desert, marine bacteria release a gas involved in climate regulation.
April 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
March 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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The average power of waves hitting a coastline can predict how fast that coast will erode.
March 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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Scientists reveal the genes and proteins controlling the chemical structure of a paleoclimate biomarker.
Dec. 4, 2019 • ~5 min
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