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Ocean acidification alters nitrogen cycling in world seas


December 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists say that increasing acidity in the sea's waters may fundamentally change how nitrogen is cycled in them.Nitrogen, one of the most important nutrients in the oceans, is ... Read more...

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Underwater asphalt volcanoes discovered in the Pacific Ocean


April 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered underwater asphalt volcanoes that were hidden in the depths of the Pacific Ocean for 40,000 years.The research, funded by the National ... Read more...

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Hot spot for toxic harmful algal blooms discovered off Washington coast


January 31st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Marine scientists have discovered a hot spot for toxic harmful algal blooms off the coast of the state of Washington in the US.The potential hot spot in ... Read more...

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Seafloor bacteria feed on Earths oceanic crust


May 29th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A new study has determined that seafloor bacteria on ocean-bottom rocks appear to feed on the planets oceanic crust.The study was carried out by scientists from the ... Read more...

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