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Caught on Camera

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2018

Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com

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Deep-Sea Viruses Destroy Archaea

By Ruth Williams | October 12, 2016

Viruses are responsible for the majority of archaea deaths on the deep ocean floors, scientists show.

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Orb-iters

By The Scientist Staff | July 1, 2015

See how William Beebe and Otis Barton descended to the ocean's depths in an early submersible designed to allow access to the mysterious lifeforms inhabiting the deep sea.

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Warm-Blooded Fish

By Bob Grant | May 15, 2015

The opah, or moonfish, is a deep-sea fish that regulates its body temperature more like a mammal than any of its finned kin, researchers have determined.

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Extreme Living

By Jeffrey Marlow and Jan Amend | February 1, 2015

Take a tour of deep-sea methane seeps and meet the organisms that call these extreme environments home.

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Life-Finding Expeditions

By Jef Akst | December 18, 2014

Researchers analyzing samples from the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition identify living microbes, while a team exploring the Arctic finds life thriving below the ice.

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Flashy Deep Sea Fish

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | March 5, 2014

Fish with complex light-emitting photophore patterns may be primed to split into new species.

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Deep Reef

By Beth Marie Mole | January 4, 2013

Scientists discover coral reef off the coast of Australia thriving at a record 125 meters (410 feet) below the surface.

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2012 Labbies Honorable Mentions

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2012

Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.

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James Cameron Hits Rock Bottom

By Hannah Waters | March 27, 2012

The movie director-turned-explorer made the 6.8-mile drop to the deepest point on the seafloor, but wasn’t too impressed by what he found.

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