News tagged with deep oceans

The day the algae died

The P-T mass extinction may have been instigated by populations of algae dying. According to one group of scientists, this die-off of large numbers of relatively simple life forms caused a crash in the ocean's ...

Dec 14, 2010 4.1 / 5 (13) 8 | with audio podcast

Bizarre squidworm discovered

The bizarre, newly-revealed squidworm -- a free-swimming worm with up to 10 squid-like limbs -- is one of a host of strange discoveries that await scientists in the vast, largely unexplored spaces of the deep ...

Nov 23, 2010 5 / 5 (16) 5 | with audio podcast

Submarine robots learn teamwork

New technology developed by European researchers will allow autonomous underwater vehicles to work together as a team. It increases the scope of submarine applications for autonomous vehicles. Even better, ...

Jul 06, 2010 5 / 5 (4) 0