A combination of the biology of marine mammals, mechanical vibrations and acoustics has led to a breakthrough discovery allowing scientists to better understand the potential harmful effects of sound on marine mammals such as whales and dolphins.
Our cerebral cortex, or pallium, is a big part of what makes us human: art, literature and science would not exist had this most fascinating part of our brain not emerged in some less intelligent ancestor in prehistoric times.
Using this year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as a real-time experiment, scientists have developed a new model that can predict the movement of contaminants with greater accuracy than ever before.
The Obama administration owes the American people plain talk about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico — particularly about how much oil remains and the dangers to humans, wildlife and the environment.
The Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel (ORRAP) met on 27-28 July at the Alaska SeaLife Center, in Seward. Mayor Willard Dunham greeted the group with a formal proclamation welcoming the group to Seward.