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Sea otters demonstrate that there is more to muscle than just...

Traver Wright, Texas A&M University; Melinda Sheffield-Moore, Texas A&M University, and Randall Davis, Texas A&M University Life in the...

With the help of trained dolphins, our team of researchers is...

Jason Bruck, Oklahoma State University Human actions have taken a steep toll on whales and dolphins. Some studies estimate that small whale abundance, which includes...

Why are whales big, but not bigger?

Matthew Savoca, Stanford University; Jeremy Goldbogen, Stanford University, and Nicholas Pyenson, Smithsonian Institution Both toothed and baleen (filter-feeding) whales are among the largest animals ever...

High-tech fishing gear could help save critically endangered right whales

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Hannah Myers, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Many fish, marine mammals and seabirds that inhabit the world’s oceans are...

Sea creatures store carbon in the ocean – could protecting them...

Heidi Pearson, University of Alaska Southeast As the prospect of catastrophic effects from climate change becomes increasingly likely, a search is on for innovative ways...

As Arctic ship traffic increases, narwhals and other unique animals are...

Donna Hauser, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Harry Stern, University of Washington, and Kristin Laidre, University of Washington Most Americans associate fall with football and raking...

Coastal protection on the edge: The challenge of preserving California’s legacy

Gary Griggs, University of California, Santa Cruz and Charles Lester, University of California, Santa Cruz The California coast is an edge. It’s the place where...

Sharkathon 2017 is here: How to watch it like a scientist

George Burgess, University of Florida Just when you thought it was safe to turn on your television, the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week and National Geographic...

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By Joseph Palamar, New York University Langone Medical Center In recent years, hundreds of new synthetic recreational drugs have emerged – drugs that neither...