Oceanic Bacteria Trap Vast Amounts of Light Without Chlorophyll
Oceanic Bacteria Trap Vast Amounts of Light Without Chlorophyll
Microbes that dwell in nutrient-poor waters use a photopigment called retinal to harvest energy from sunshine at levels at least equal to those stored by chlorophyll-based systems.
Oceanic Bacteria Trap Vast Amounts of Light Without Chlorophyll
Oceanic Bacteria Trap Vast Amounts of Light Without Chlorophyll

Microbes that dwell in nutrient-poor waters use a photopigment called retinal to harvest energy from sunshine at levels at least equal to those stored by chlorophyll-based systems.

Microbes that dwell in nutrient-poor waters use a photopigment called retinal to harvest energy from sunshine at levels at least equal to those stored by chlorophyll-based systems.

atlantic ocean
European Eels Strew Their Eggs Across 2,000 Km of Ocean
European Eels Strew Their Eggs Across 2,000 Km of Ocean
Shawna Williams | Apr 23, 2019
The fish continue to spawn over a large area despite a drop in their numbers, a study finds.
Image of the Day: Shark Fitbits
Image of the Day: Shark Fitbits
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 28, 2019
To track the behavior of blacktip sharks, researchers are equipping them with radios and satellite sensors.
Wild Horses Can Handle Hurricanes. What About Climate Change?
Wild Horses Can Handle Hurricanes. What About Climate Change?
Ashley Yeager | Aug 28, 2018
Strong winds and heavy rain can sometimes wash the animals out to sea, but shortages of fresh drinking water and food are more worrisome as sea levels rise.
Ocean Sentinels
Ocean Sentinels
Elizabeth Fiedler | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers are struggling to understand shifts in the migratory patterns of penguins in the Southwest Atlantic.