Proposed deep-sea mining region discovered to be rich in new life
July 31, 2016, 9:52 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Clarion-Clipperton Zone, an undersea region roughly the size of the U.S., contains diverse communities of megafauna.
The ancestor of all known life was a microbe that ate hydrogen from deep-sea volcanoes
July 28, 2016, 6:05 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study paints a detailed portrait of Earth's last universal common ancestor, known as 'LUCA.'
Aging Danish lighthouse transformed into plus-sized kaleidoscope
July 27, 2016, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The short-lived installation is a stunning send-off for a structure that will soon be swallowed by the sea.
This beautiful deep sea purple orb has scientists baffled
July 26, 2016, 8:31 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
While studying the ocean floor off California's Channel Islands, researchers found this mysterious species.
Tides cause earthquakes along the San Andreas fault
July 19, 2016, 4:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Rhythmic pulsing of the tides induces small, deep quakes on a daily basis, scientists discover.
Humpbacks flood the Salish Sea in astounding numbers
July 14, 2016, 6:02 a.m. by Catie Leary
As the gentle giants bounce back from near extinction, they extend their range into more southern waters.