By Nick Martinez, SRC intern The challenge of decompression sickness (DCS) and Nitrogen Narcosis, have always proved a threat to the deep diving vertebrates of the marine world. For years, scientists have debated over how cetaceans and other marine vertebrates are able to avoid DCS. In a recent paper from Daniel Parraga and colleagues, Pulmonary […]
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By Meagan Ando, SRC intern There are two sleep states that all mammals and birds utilize: slow-wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM). REM sleep is vital to the psychological and physical well-being of living organisms. Extended periods of deprivation can cause severe dysfunction and can even lead to death (Kushida, C. A. et. […]
By Kaylie Anne Costa, SRC intern How do you study the impacts of recreational fishing if fisherman are not expected to report what they catch? Scientists studying the impacts of recreational fishing in the Mediterranean Sea are taking a fascinating approach. By compiling over 1500 YouTube videos posted from eight countries, the scientists can analyze […]
By Allison Banas, SRC intern Coral reefs play a key role in human’s daily lives. Providing food, protection, and income for millions of people worldwide are just a few of the major impacts these ecosystems have (Albright et al. 2016). Ocean acidification can lower the saturation state of aragonite mineral, which composes coral skeletons. Within […]
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