The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.
Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.
Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.
A team of international scientists has provided an unprecedented look at microscopic life in the ocean.
A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.
Revenge of the sea? Thousands of moon jellyfish take down the world's largest nuclear reactor.
What's a hands-on science museum to do when it has a midlife crisis? The same as anybody else: it moves to a new, fancier home.
Researchers find that seeding ocean with iron to feed plankton and sequester carbon has flaws, while debate continues over land use affects carbon emissions from ethanol.
A "skunk works" team is considering a wide range of technologies to clean up oil in the Gulf, using ideas from outsiders at a scale never done before.