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Sea Grapes Sub on Chopping Block

The two Johnson Sea-Link submersibles and their mother ship, the R/V Seward Johnson II, are slated to be sold by their owner, the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Florida due to a lack of funds. These subs have a long … Continue reading

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Wandering Sea Grapes Blow Scientists’ Mind Grapes

Deep sea researchers have just released a paper [PDF] on the apparently motile habits of Gromia sphaerica, a giant deep-sea amoeba the size and shape of a grape. Previously known only in the Red Sea, the specimens in question here … Continue reading

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