Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study
Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study
PCBs persist in the environment and accumulate in killer whales, driving their numbers down.
Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study
Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study

PCBs persist in the environment and accumulate in killer whales, driving their numbers down.

PCBs persist in the environment and accumulate in killer whales, driving their numbers down.

marine biology
After the Storm: A Live Look at the Duke Marine Lab
After the Storm: A Live Look at the Duke Marine Lab
The Scientist Staff | Sep 25, 2018
Tune in Thursday to see the effects of Hurricane Florence on the Beaufort, NC facility.
Watch: Hurricane Florence Preparations
Watch: Hurricane Florence Preparations
Bob Grant | Sep 14, 2018
The Scientist speaks with a researcher who is also the mayor of a coastal town in the path of the storm.
Marine Labs in the Southeast Prepare for Hurricane Florence
Marine Labs in the Southeast Prepare for Hurricane Florence
Ashley Yeager, Kerry Grens | Sep 11, 2018
Some scientists are taking advantage of the monster storm to study how ecosystems and animals respond to major disturbances.
Soft Robotics Find a Place in the OceanSoft Robotics Find a Place in the Ocean
Soft Robotics Find a Place in the Ocean
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 1, 2018
Scientists who designed a marine robot to survey ocean life were inspired by eel larvae.
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2018
The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.
Image of the Day: Deep Blue Sea
Image of the Day: Deep Blue Sea
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 25, 2018
Researchers have tracked whale sharks’ trips off the coast of the Philippines.
Rat Infestation Takes a Toll on Nearby Coral Reefs
Rat Infestation Takes a Toll on Nearby Coral Reefs
Shawna Williams | Jul 12, 2018
A study shows that by killing off seabirds on islands, rodents slash the flow of nutrients into the ocean.
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 9, 2018
The British Phycological Society declares the winners of a photography contest for images of algae.
Oh, Captain
Oh, Captain
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2018
Meet Cindy Van Dover, a deepsea explorer and the first female to pilot Alvin, the submersible that has ferried researchers into some of the ocean's deepest depths.