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What's in Puget sound? New technique casts a wide net for concerning chemicals  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
The waters of Puget Sound support many species, including mussels, salmon and killer whales. But researchers know that runoff from land in... more
Discovery reveals how remora fishes know when to hitch a ride aboard their hosts  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Remoras are among the most successful marine hitchhikers, thanks to powerful suction discs that allow them to stay tightly fastened... more
Meet the narwhal, 'unicorn of the sea'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Narwhals are often called the unicorns of the sea. The long tusk of the male narwhal sets these whales apart, but it's not the only thing that makes Monodon monoceros among the most intriguing... more
Solar Storms Might Be Causing Gray Whales to Get Lost  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Strandings of healthy gray whales increase with the prevalence of solar storms. more
A 'pivotal' moment for understanding whale evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
We could be getting closer to understanding how feeding behaviors in whales and dolphins have evolved over time. more
Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from space. more
Giant magnetic ropes seen in Whale Galaxy's halo  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array radio telescope, a team of astronomers has captured for the first time an image of large-scale, coherent, magnetic fields in the... more
A 'pivotal' moment for understanding whale evolution  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists could soon better investigate the feeding behaviors of extinct dolphin and whale species. A third year student at Japan's Nagoya University has found that the range of motion offered by the joint between... more
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