Meet the research team that uncovered an algal bloom churning in freezing Arctic waters.
By Cristina Luiggi | January 2, 2013
On June 25, 2011, a tug boat headed back to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, after guiding the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy away from port as part of the ICESCAPE mission, or "Impacts of Climate on Ecosystems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment."
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Images courtesy of NASA/Kathryn Hansen
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By Kerry Grens
The possibility of Martian life gets a boost from evidence of an ancient freshwater lake.
By Chris Palmer
Turbulence interacts with the stabilizing efforts of motile phytoplankton to create small-scale patches of toxic, bloom-forming organisms.
By Bob Grant
Researchers find a new bacterial species lurking in clean rooms used to assemble spacecraft at NASA and the European Space Agency.
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