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Scientists Have ‘Woken Up’ Microbes Trapped Under The Seafloor For 100...

Researchers have successfully revived tiny microbes trapped dormant in a seemingly lifeless zone of the seabed for more than 100 million years.A team of...

Incredible Sahara Dust Plume Sweeping Across The Atlantic Is Largest on...

Dust plumes are a natural phenomenon, part of Earth's nutrient cycle. They occur when high-velocity winds pick up tiny dry particles from the Earth's...

Strange New Species Discovered in Abyss at The Bottom of The...

Scientists have discovered four new species and two new genera inhabiting the deep, abyssal landscape that lines the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.The Clarion-Clipperton...

New Maps Reveal The True Size And Shape of Earth’s ‘Lost’...

Scientists confirmed that the submerged land mass, named Zealandia, was its own continent in 2017. But they hadn't been able to map its...

Europa Could Actually Be The Best Place to Look For Alien...

The search for extraterrestrial life is increasingly homing in on the Solar System's ocean worlds, and there's new evidence that Jupiter's moon Europa should...

We’re Only 3 Days Into Hurricane Season, And It’s Already a...

Just two days into the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Cristobal was churning in the Gulf of Mexico.It was the third Atlantic storm...

New ‘Pop-Up’ Fishing Gear Could Reduce Whale Entanglements

Whales cruising through the ocean sometimes get snagged in fishing gear that is either in use, or left behind as old, derelict ghost gear....

A Huge Amount of Plastic Waste Is ‘Missing’ From Our Oceans....

You've probably heard that our oceans have become a plastic soup. But in fact, of all the plastic that enters Earth's oceans each year,...

Boaty McBoatface’s First Mission Results Just Got Published, And It’s Serious...

Boaty McBoatface is no longer just an internet sensation - it's also a valuable contributor to climate change research.In 2016, the Natural Environment Research...

Here’s Why It’s Such a Huge Deal That Jupiter’s Moon Europa...

Thanks to the far-reaching optics of the Hubble telescope, and some smart visible-light spectral analysis, scientists have detected what looks a lot like sodium...